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Art historians teamed up with experts from other fields to reassess the authenticity of works attributed to Rembrandt, using all methods available, including state-of-the-art technical diagnostics.

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After the many layers of varnish was painstakingly removed, the vibrant colors were revealed, along with Rembrandt's signature and date, 1633, providing its authenticity.

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Critical opinions of this picture have varied considerably since about 1905, when Wilhelm von Bode described it as "a somewhat abnormal work" by Rembrandt.

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Rembrandt died soon after his son, on October 4, 1669 in Amsterdam, and was buried in an unmarked grave in Westerkerk.

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In 1639, Rembrandt and Saskia moved to a prominent house in the Jewish quarter, which later became the Rembrandt House Museum.

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Rembrandt was using bold strokes, impasto, and scumbles, which might have seemed disjointed from very close up.

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By 1631, Rembrandt had established such a good reputation that he received several assignments for portraits from Amsterdam.

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During his early years in Amsterdam (1632-1636), Rembrandt began to paint dramatic biblical and mythological scenes in high contrast and of large format.

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Rembrandt departed from the convention for such group commissions, which dictated the stately and formal line-up of personalities.

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Rembrandt van Rijn was born on July 15, 1606 (traditionally) but more probably in 1607 in Leiden, the Netherlands.

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After a brief but important apprenticeship with the famous painter Pieter Lastman in Amsterdam, Rembrandt opened a studio in Leiden, which he shared with friend and colleague Jan Lievens.

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In 1632 he added his patronymic to this monogram, "RHL-van Rijn," then began using his first name alone, "Rembrandt."

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Rembrandt's landscapes were more often etched than painted.

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In 1629 Rembrandt was discovered by the statesman and poet Constantijn Huygens, who procured for Rembrandt important commissions from the court of the Hague.

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.

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Rembrandt is renowned as much for his mastery of drawing as for painting.

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The Frick Museum itself never changed its own attribution, the label still reading "Rembrandt" and not "attributed to" or "school of."

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Rembrandt De aartsengel verlaat Tobias en zijn gezin.

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In 1968 the Rembrandt Research Project (RRP) was started under the sponsorship of the Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Scientific Research (NWO).

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Rembrandt's etchings were enormously popular during his lifetime and today he is considered one of the finest masters of the medium.

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Remediation of derelict soil uses principles of geology, physics, chemistry, and biology to degrade, attenuate, isolate, or remove soil contaminants and to restore soil functions and values.

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During the century after Rembrandt's death, many of his paintings were covered over with layers of dark-toned varnish by dealers and collectors.

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Many, including Dr. Josua Bruyn of the Foundation Rembrandt Research Project, attributed the painting to one of Rembrandt's closest and most talented pupils, Willem Drost, about whom little is known.

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One of Rembrandt's most prominent techniques is his use of chiaroscuro, the theatrical employment of light and shadow.

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Rembrandt's print of "Christ Healing the Sick" was called the "Hundred Guilder Print" because of the handsome price it fetched by early collectors.

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Rembrandt produced over 600 paintings, nearly 400 etchings, and 2,000 drawings.

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Rembrandt was not summoned to appear for the church council because he was not a member of the Reformed Church.

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.

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