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Famous Rembrandt Paintings

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List of famous Rembrandt paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Rembrandt has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Rembrandt paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Rembrandt created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Rembrandt paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

List is made up of artwork like Guernica and Mona Lisa.

This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Rembrandt paintings?" and "What are examples of Rembrandt paintings?"
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    The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is a 1632 oil painting on canvas by Rembrandt housed in the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, the Netherlands. Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is pictured explaining the musculature of the arm to medical professionals. Some of the spectators are various doctors who paid commissions to be included in the painting. The painting is signed in the top-left hand corner Rembrandt. f[ecit] 1632. This may be the first instance of Rembrandt signing a painting with his forename as opposed to the monogramme RHL, and is thus a sign of his growing artistic confidence. The event can be dated to 16 January 1632: the Amsterdam Guild of Surgeons, of which Tulp was official City...  more
    • Artist: Rembrandt
    • Subject: Nicolaes Tulp, Cadaver, Physician
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age
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    Belshazzar's Feast is a painting by Rembrandt which can be found in the The National Gallery, London. The painting is an attempt to establish Rembrandt as a painter of large, baroque history paintings....  more
    • Artist: Rembrandt
    • Subject: Belshazzar
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Jacob de Gheyn III, also known as Jacob III de Gheyn (1596–1641), was a Dutch Golden Age engraver, son of Jacob de Gheyn II, canon of Utrecht (city), and the subject of a 1632 oil painting by Rembrandt. The portrait is half of a pair of pendent portraits. The other piece is a portrait of de Gheyn's friend Maurits Huygens, wearing similar clothing (ruffs and black doublets) and facing the opposite direction....  more
    • Artist: Rembrandt
    • Art Form: Painting
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    The Jewish Bride is a painting by Rembrandt, painted around 1667. The painting gained its current name in the early 19th century, when an Amsterdam art collector identified the subject as that of a Jewish father bestowing a necklace upon his daughter on her wedding day. This interpretation is no longer accepted, and the identity of the couple is uncertain. The ambiguity is heightened by the lack of anecdotal context, leaving only the central universal theme, that of a couple joined in love. Speculative suggestions as to the couple's identity have ranged from Rembrandt's son Titus and his bride, or Amsterdam poet Miguel de Barrios and his wife. Also considered are several couples from the...  more
    • Artist: Rembrandt
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age
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