08 janvier 2018

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Artist in his Studio, about 1628

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Artist in his Studio, about 1628. Oil on panel, 24.8 x 31.7cm (9 3/4 x 12 1/2in.), Zoe Oliver Sherman Collection given in memory of Lillie Oliver Poor, 38.1838 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In this small painting, the young Rembrandt seems to represent the daunting moments of conception and decision necessary to the creation of a work of art. An artist confronts his easel in a studio bare of everything except his essential tools. This drama, with its emphasis on... [Lire la suite]