10 edition of Rembrandt"s enterprise found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||N6953.R4 A88 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 160 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||87016161|
With "Rembrandts in the Attic", authors Kevin Rivette and David Kline provide the first practical and strategic guide that shows CEOs and other managers how to unlock the enormous financial and competitive power hidden in their patent portfolios. Restrikes or prints produced from original artist plates after the artist has died are still very collectible and more importantly, very valuable. Nor is it any longer agreed that the setting is a synagogue, and it has been suggested that the picture should be titled, A Scene in the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam. He had just taken his two small children to school in true Dutch fashion, by bicycle: one seated between the handlebars and the other in back. Click next thumbnail to continue Captions for image s above: Rembrandt, Lucretia Click image to enlarge.
Though written by several authors and without consistency in length or focus, the entries are in themselves very useful. The views out of the windows are of bicyclists racing by and the evocative, ever-somber surface of the canal reflecting the gabled facades of the buildings on the opposite side. Ancient beams cross the ceiling. History[ edit ] Wilde was a member of s cult recording act The Quick and had released several mildly successful solo albums in the s.
It has been suggested that his choice of a home in Amsterdam's Breestraat was motivated by its proximity to the city's growing Jewish community. The slightly miscolored photograph in the catalog was a portrait of a rather dazed-looking young gentleman with a lace collar and a proto-Led Zeppelin coif. Over time, it seemed, a family gene kicked in. History[ edit ] Wilde was a member of s cult recording act The Quick and had released several mildly successful solo albums in the s. Often he seeks to analyze the human motives and the psychological turning points of the episodes. For this he went to the top team in the country for high-tech art analysis.
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In exchange, the Sixes are to provide limited public access to the collection. Bab, Rembrandt und Spinoza ; W. During Rembrandt's lifetime, he became very famous for his production and promotion of prints depicting various subjects--Biblical stories, portraits, scenes of everyday life, history, etc.
It was these ordinary folk who made Six realize that art was his calling. Her idea was to unveil the painting in the same way a blockbuster book would be introduced, with a full media blitz.
In the absence of any introduction or overview Vogelaar and Korevaar regarding their approach to this enterprise, one turns to the structure of the book to determine what the authors intend to do.
Much of what we think about Rembrandt and the Jews derives from ideas formulated in the 19th century. He was very skilled at producing images of landscapes and portraits. Rembrandt does this in group portraits, van de Wetering told me, in order to guide the eye to the central figure in the composition.
Born in Leiden, he was probably reared in Calvinism, the official religion of Holland. Dutch people like to point out that they are an aggressively egalitarian and plain-spoken lot.
The original was conveniently located just across town in the National Gallery, so he ran over there, and before long he was standing in front of it, gazing back and forth from the painting to the image on his camera, feeling his blood race as a hunch solidified into near certainty.
My overall impression from the visit was of something out of a Thomas Mann novel: faded grandeur and an air of antique stillness, overseen by a wizened and mildly vexed aristo. But Jan XI, the art dealer, is not that Jan, not yet anyway.
He went on to elaborate the particular difficulties that Rembrandt poses for authenticators: the variety of styles he painted in, his many pupils, the likelihood that in his studio more than one person worked on a given painting.
Then he went bankrupt. After years of art production and financial troubles, Rembrandt died in Amsterdam in The flamboyance with which Six announced his find defied both cultures. I have to pay for his personal family issues? All those years of looking at Rembrandts seemed to pay off in a flash.
Rembrandt's career flourished before Saskia's untimely death in He became versed in the high-tech methods for analyzing paintings, which can yield details about canvas, wood and pigment that can offer insight into a work and its creator.The book is not a long one.
Yet, there is more perceptive scholarship packed into its four chapters than is typically found in a whole shelf of the more common outpourings of academic writers. Rembrandt's Enterprise is less a book of archival discoveries than of fresh interpretation of.
About this Item: Galahad Books. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. The top edge of the book/dust jacket appear to have been scratched up by a cat.
The pages are clean and crisp and the binding is tight. "Singularly interesting and stimulating A passionate and original work of scholarship."—Richard Wollheim, Times Literary Supplement "With the publication [of Rembrandt's Enterprise], Svetlana Alpers has firmly established herself in the front ranks of art historians at work today.
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Get this from a library! Rembrandt's enterprise: the studio and the market. [Svetlana Alpers] -- Discusses the implications of the discovery that several major paintings attributed to Rembrandt were painted by his students, and looks at Rembrandt's style, models, studio, and relationship to the.
Rembrandt's intriguing painting technique has stirred the imagination of art lovers during his lifetime and ever since. In this book, Rembrandt's pictorial intentions and the variety of materials and techniques he applied to create his fascinating effects are unraveled in depth. At the same time, this "archaeology"of Rembrandt's paintings yields information on many other levels.