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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Pescio, Claudio.

Summary: Examines the life and art of Rembrandt against the historical, political, and religious background of the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peter Bedrick Books 1995

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Contents: Introduction : Rembrandt's artistic journey / Clifford S. Ackley -- Rembrandt as actor and dramatist : gesture and body language in the Biblical etchings / Clifford S. Ackley -- Rembrandt's oil sketches / Ronni Baer -- Looking over Rembrandt's shoulder : the printmaker at work / Thomas Rassieur -- Catalogue / Clifford S. Ackley ... [et al.] -- Use of the catalogue -- Exhibition list / Kate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MFA Publications 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.9492 ACK

Summary: In Amsterdam of 1642, master painter Rembrandt Van Rijn enjoys a full life until the sudden death of his wife. Bankrupt and bereft, he finds comfort in a pretty servant in his home. Can he summon the courage to overcome his demons or will tragedy continue to haunt him?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA REM

Gerson, H. (Horst)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harrison House 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 759.9492 GER

Schama, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 SCH

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

Summary: "Rembrandt was the most famous painter of the Dutch Golden Age, and the opportunity to work in his studio attracted young artists for nearly four decades, until the artist's death in 1669. This catalogue explores the workings of Rembrandt's studio in the form of drawings made by the master himself and fifteen of his pupils. Rembrandt and his students would often depict the same subject matter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J. Paul Getty Museum 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.9492 REM

Blom, Onno

Summary: "A captivating exploration of the little-known story of Rembrandt's formative years by a prize-winning biographer. Rembrandt van Rijn's early years are as famously shrouded in mystery as Shakespeare's, and his life has always been an enigma. How did a miller's son from a provincial Dutch town become the greatest artist of his age? How in short, did Rembrandt become Rembrandt? Seeking the roots...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON VAN RIJN BLO

Nash, J. M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 1972

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.9492 NAS

Venezia, Mike

Summary: "Introduces the reader to the artist Rembrandt"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Artist Bio 921 Rembrandt 2015

Hodge, Jessica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PRC Pub. 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.9 REM

Venezia, Mike.

Summary: Briefly examines the life and work of the seventeenth-century Dutchman who was one of the greatest artists of all time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1988

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB REMBRANDT VEN

Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

Summary: Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIM

Bonafoux, Pascal.

Summary: The seventeenth-century Dutch painter talks about his life and work as if entertaining the reader for the weekend. Includes reproductions of the artist's works and a list of museums where works are on display.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli International Publications 1992

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Heller, Joseph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner Paperback Fiction 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

Jacob, John.

Summary: We find in this album world a biographical approach of the man and his work and sixty color reproductions with analytical commentary attached to each.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chartwell Books 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 759.949 JAC

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