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Rembrandt"s eyes

Simon Schama

Rembrandt"s eyes

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Published by Allen Lane in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, -- 1606-1669,
  • Artists -- Netherlands -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSimon Schama.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 750 p. :
    Number of Pages750
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20129138M
    ISBN 100713993847


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SIMON SCHAMA has taught history at Cambridge, Oxford, and Harvard universities, was art critic for the New Yorker, and is currently a professor of history and art history at Columbia is a prizewinning author whose books include The Embarrassment of Riches, Citizens, Landscape and Memory, The Story of the Jews, and The Power of Art, which has been made into an Emmy-winning Cited by: Rembrandt's Eyes contains hundreds of pages about Rubens who greatly influenced Rembrandt, as well as a thorough engaging discussion of the philosophical ideas which influence the artists.

I highly recommend this book for all art lovers/5. Rembrandt left behind more self-portraits than any artist before or since. With his new book Rembrandt's Eyes, historian Simon Schama has added a new portrait of the artist, this one in meticulously and exhaustively researched, rhapsodically written 's heavy tome makes every attempt to be a definitive work on the painter, and it by:   Rembrandt's Eyes begins with a lively, near-fictional rendering of various historical events coalescing into two important themes of the painter's life: the motivations driving Rembrandt's first important patron and Rembrandt's meeting the parents of.

SIMON SCHAMA has taught history at Cambridge, Oxford, and Harvard universities, was art critic for the New Yorker, and is currently a professor of history and art history at Columbia is a prizewinning author whose books include The Embarrassment of Riches, Citizens, Landscape and Memory, The Story of the Jews, and The Power of Art, which has been made into an /5(6).

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This book then offers a view into the 17th century of the Netherlands and surrounding countries, and in particular of those artists that were emerging and had emerged as the top in their art in those days, Rubens and Rembrandt, that is deep and close-up at the same time.

Be prepared for a lot of details, especially about Rubens when expecting /5(87). You will never look at the strangely mournful, pensive face of Rembrandt in the same way after reading "Rembrandt's Eyes".

The book itself is excellently created, with over pages of glossy paper drenched in intelligently set text. The illustrations, while too small in some cases, are well placed to support Schama's descriptions, and the /5.

An elegantly written, rewardingly exhaustive survey of the life, work, and world of the 17th-century Dutch master. Schama (Landscape and Memory,etc.) has produced a work of breathtaking ambition in which he tackles history, biography, religion, commerce, and art.

He meticulously surveys Rembrandt's work, describing in lucid detail the paintings, the painter, and the painter's : Simon Schama. Buy Rembrandt's Eyes by Simon Schama from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Simon Schama.

About Simon Schama. Simon Schama is University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University in New York. His publications include Patriots and Liberators, The Embarrassment of Riches, Citizens, Dead Certainties, Landscape and Memory, and Rembrandt’s Eyes.

Rembrandt's Eyes (Book): Schama, Simon: "Rembrandt's Eyes, about which Simon Schama has been thinking for more than twenty years, shows that the true biography of Rembrandt is to be discovered in his pictures.

Through a succession of descriptions and interpretations of Rembrandt's paintings threaded into this narrative, he allows us to see Rembrandt's life clearly and to think about it. "Rembrandt's Eyes shows us why Rembrandt is such a thrilling painter, so revolutionary in his art, so penetrating of the hearts of those who have looked for three hundred years at his pictures.

Above all, Schama's understanding of Rembrandt's mind and the dynamic of his life allows him to re-create Rembrandt's life on the page."--Jacket.

For Rembrandt, as for Shakespeare, all the world was indeed a stage, and he knew in exhaustive detail the tactics of its performance: the strutting and mincing, the wardrobe and face-paint, the full repertoire and gesture and gimace, the flutter of hands and the roll of the eyes, the belly-laugh and the half-stifled sob.

He knew what it looked /5(3). Book: All Authors / Contributors: Simon Schama. Find more information about: ISBN: expansive and discursive, Rembrandt's Eyes not only leaves us with a fierce appreciation of the artist's work but also immerses us inexorably in his world -- Read more User-contributed reviews.

Tags. Add tags for "Rembrandt's. Interweaving the few known facts of the Dutch masters life with fully illustrated explorations of his work and his age, renowned scholar Simon Schama reveals Rembrandts genius anew.

Rembrandts Eyes is a commanding synthesis of scholarship and storytelling that contributes a wholly new understanding of the artist and his place in history.

With Schama you look at a picture and see it as you hadn't before.' Doris Lessing, Daily Telegraph Books of the Year 'With Rembrandt's Eyes, he has, as the cliché goes, found his subject - a perfect match for his talent and sympathies moving and revealing a Rembrandt very much for our time an extremely coherent, satisfying work.'.

Chunks of ''Rembrandt's Eyes'' are impressive and entertaining. Schama is writing a book with the admirable goal of retrieving Rembrandt, and by implication an important part of art history, from the pedants and theorists and attribution nuts.

With his new book Rembrandt's Eyes, historian Simon Schama has added a new portrait of the artist, this one in meticulously and exhaustively researched, rhapsodically written prose. Schama's heavy tome makes every attempt to be a definitive work on the painter, and it succeeds.

First and foremost it is a narrative of the life and work of /5(78). With that in mind, Rembrandt's Eyes places Rembrandt in the context of the world in which he lived. One reviewer noted that the plus page book describes "every aspect of Rembrandt's life and culture" and tells more about 17th century Holland than about the artist himself.

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Rembrandt's Eyes (Book): Schama, Simon: A magnificent rendering of the genius of Rembrandt--both a biography and an exploration of the art itself--that makes it clear why, even after years, he remains among the greatest of painters.

illustrations, many in color. But that’s not the focus of the book. Rembrandt’s work is—and Schama’s in-depth analysis and evocative prose helps a layman like me understand why Rembrandt’s work is truly so remarkable. The title of Rembrandt’s Eyes was especially well chosen.

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Thats what the author imagines in the compelling YA novel I Am Rembrandts Daughter. While the story is based on Rembrandts real daughter, Cornelia, The story is told through the eyes and heart of Rembrandts daughter, Cornelia.

Very little is /5. Rembrandt's Eyes shows us why Rembrandt is such a thrilling painter, so revolutionary in his art, so penetrating of the hearts of those who have looked for three hundred years at his pictures.

Above all, Schama's understanding of Rembrandt's mind and the dynamic of his life allows him to re-create Rembrandt's life on the page. What even is Rembrandt's Eyes. It's many things: a joint biography of Peter Paul Rubens and Rembrandt Van Rijn; a highly accessible and absorbing history of 17th century Netherlands - political, religious and social - and it's also a book about art.

Is it ever. The book as a whole is a horizon-widener and an immersion into worthwhile things/5(5). Now for some paintings. (That’s where old Rembrandt was a master of shadows and light.) First: “Adoration of the Shepherds,” (). You can see this in the National Gallery in London.

(There is some relatively new information that leads experts to believe that this next one was actually painted by someone other than Rembrandt – possibly one of his students. Get this from a library. Rembrandt's eyes. [Simon Schama] -- In this biography, Simon Schama combines a mastery of the painter's life and times with sympathy for Rembrandt's character as it found both expression and transformation in his art.

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Read Book PDF Online Now ?book=[PDF Download] Rembrandt's Eyes [Download] Full Ebook. The following is a list of paintings by Rembrandt that are accepted as autograph by the Rembrandt Research Project. For other catalogues raisonnés of Rembrandt, see the "Rembrandt" navigation box below.

Dimensions (cm) #N#The Spectacles-pedlar (Sight) Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden. Hypothetical; one of the series The Senses.

Rembrandt's Eyes shows us why Rembrandt is such a thrilling painter, so revolutionary in his art, so penetrating of the hearts of those who have looked for three hundred years at his pictures.

Above all, Schama's understanding of Rembrandt's mind and the dynamic of his life allows him to re-create Rembrandt's life on the page/5(64). Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (/ ˈ r ɛ m b r æ n t /, also US: /-b r ɑː n t /, Dutch: [ˈrɛmbrɑnt ˈɦɑrmə(n)soːn vɑn ˈrɛin] (); 15 July – 4 October ) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art Born: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 15 July.

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Rembrandt's Eyes Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, Londonpp, ISBN Simon Schama Reviewed by: John Molyneux PRIDE GOES BEFORE A FALL The title of this book reminded me that I was first introduced to Rembrandt's eyes when I was a boy. Title: Rembrandt's Eyes Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Janu Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English.

A marvel the likes of, "Rembrandt's Eyes", penned by Mr. Schama arrives as a worthy descendent of Guttenberg's Press. This book lacks two traits that generally have kept me away from this type of work; it lacks pretense, and affectation. If you love art and history this Author provides both, and together with his eloquent prose he does well by /5(77).