Masterworks Fine Art Gallery

Rembrandt van Rijn

(Dutch, 1606–1669)

abraham francen by rembrandt van rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Abraham Francen

christ disputing with the doctors: small plate by rembrandt van rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Christ Disputing with the Doctors: Small Plate, 1630

faust by rembrandt van rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Faust, ca. 1632

jan antonides van der linden, professor of medicine by rembrandt van rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Jan Antonides van der Linden, Professor of Medicine, ca. 1665

les baigneurs (the bathers) by rembrandt van rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Les Baigneurs (The Bathers)

man in cloak & fur cap, leaning against a bank by rembrandt van rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Man in Cloak & Fur Cap, Leaning Against a Bank, ca. 1630

Biography

Timeline

1606
Born: Leiden
1620
Enters the Philosophical Faculty of Leiden University to study Classics
1622 - 1624
Apprenticeship under the Italy-trained painter Jacob Isaacszoon van Swanenburgh
1624
Studies under Pieter Lastman of Amsterdam
1625
Returns to Leiden, opens studio shared with friend Jan Lievens
1628
Changed to small plates
1630
Moves to Amsterdam
1632
Attempts large plate "The Large Raising of Lazarus"
1634
Becomes a member of the Guild of St. Luke and establishes a large workshop
1642
Paints "The Night Watch"