The Treasures of Rembrandt

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Celebrating the 400th anniversary of the birth of one of the world's greatest artists, Rembrandt Harmenzs van Rijn, The Treasures of Rembrandt looks at the many facets of his life and work?the self-portraits, the inspirational Biblical masterpieces, his etchings and engravings, and landscapes. Containing some 30 items of removable facsimile documents, the book begins with a look at the Golden Age of Dutch painting then tells the story of Rembrandt's childhood in Leiden, his move to Amsterdam, marriage to Saskia Uylenburgh, and his rise (and subsequent fall) in fortune as he became one of the most prominent artists of his generation, and created such gems as the Night Watch. It is a glorious tribute to a true Dutch master and is a must for art lovers everywhere.