Rembrandt, His Life, His Work, and His Time, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

Rembrandt, His Life, His Work, and His Time, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Rembrandt, His Life, His Work, and His Time, Vol. 1 of 2 The difficulties of reproduction were, of course, infinitely greater with the pictures. Photography is not well adapted to the rendering of those brown and golden tones which predominate in Rembrandt's works. It was necessary to choose proofs combining clearness in the shadows with exactness in the suggestion of values. Some of the examples were borrowed from the collection of Messrs. Braun and Co. Mr. Hanfstaengl of Munich also allowed the free use of all his Rembrandt reproductions. I am indebted to Mr. Baer of Rotterdam for the fragment of the Paeifieatioa of Holland, the grisaille of the Boymans Museum, and to Mr. Hoffmann, Director of the Darmstadt Museum, for a photograph of the Flagellation in his gallery, which is now published for the first time. The courtesy of Lord Warwick, of Count Orloff Davidoff, and of Messrs. Ed. Andre, Haro, and R. Kann, has further enabled me to reproduce other pictures never before published. Finally M. Sedelmeyer, to whom I here make most grateful acknowledgment, furnished me with photographs of several among the numerous works of Rembrandt which have been in his possession from time to time. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 494 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 656g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 379 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243261705
  • 9780243261703