Appreciation of Rembrandt's Portraits

        Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606, October 4, 1669), one of the greatest painters of the 17th century in Europe, and the greatest in Dutch history. Painter. Rembrandt started his career in P. Rastman in 1625. He has a wide range of paintings in his hometown. He is good at portraits, landscapes, genre paintings, religious paintings, historical paintings, etc. In oil painting and printmaking, Rembrandt showed his perfect grasp of classical imagery, and at the same time added his own experience and observation. Because of this kind of empathy, he was called "the prophet of civilization", 1669 Passed away on October 4. Rembrandt left more than 600 oil paintings, more than 300 lithographs and more than 2,000 drawings, and more than 100 self-portraits.

        "Saskia, disguised as a flower god", was created by Rembrandt in 1634. The hero of the painting is Rembrandt's beloved wife, Shasji. In this painting, the painter Rembrandt portrays his new wife as Flora, the ancient Roman goddess. This is the oil painting created by the artist after his 28th marriage. Flora is also the goddess of many children. It is generally believed that her left-handed posture indicates the desire of two people to have children. The whole painting is filled with the happy mood of the painter Rembrandt immersed in the newlywed happiness.


        The portrait of "The Man with a Golden Helmet" was once considered a masterpiece of Rembrandt, and it was a smash hit. The model in the work is his brother, the golden helmet is the focus of his depiction, and the character is hidden in the shadows. Rembrandt uses the nearly sculptural thick painting technique to squeak the texture of the golden helmet. Amazing. Later, although a group of researchers conducted a painstaking investigation and analysis of the painting. Their final conclusion is that this painting has nothing to do with Rembrandt, causing people to forget their existence. But it is still displayed in the museum because it is indeed an excellent work.


                                               

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