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MasterClass on Rembrandt

The shadow and the reflection

Description

He has neither the brilliance of Rubens nor the multiple genius of Leonardo; yet Rembrandt speaks to us of ourselves like no other. He reveals the soul, scrutinized all his life in the test of the mirror. In partnership with D'Arts et D'Histoires, CultureSecrets offers you a video conference to learn more about this outstanding painter.

To know

In the context of a cultural, scientific, commercial and political boom, Rembrandt was a painter of the Dutch School of the 17th century, considered today as one of the greatest representatives of Baroque art. In his paintings, drawings, engravings and aquafonts, he draws the truth from the shadows with sincerity, sobriety and depth, a practice inspired by the famous chiaroscuro of Caravaggio. 

Unlike his contemporaries, the materiality of his painting is surprising. Self-portraits, vivid and intense genre scenes, biblical episodes... His works have marked the history of art. Learn more in the company of Gonzague, a passionate guide of Arts and Stories. 

Our secret

All his life, Rembrandt painted himself, leaving to posterity a hundred of self-portraits where w

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Practice info:

Thursday, September 23 at 6:30 pm.
Up to one reservation per person.
A Zoom connection link will be sent to you by email on the day of the event.
Duration: about 1h30
 
Visuals : The Night Watch, 1642, Rembrandt, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam / Self-Portrait with Two Circles, 1665, Rembrandt, Kenwood House London.