Tag Archives: Rembrandt van Rijn


Morning Links: Le Freeport Edition

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Art History, Now in Doll Form

Kyle Hilton had little trouble transforming the lead characters of Downton Abbey, Girls, and Breaking Bad into paper dolls, but he turned out to be unexpectedly confounded by Picasso. “I thought I knew what he looked like until I tried … Read More

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1932.

Anatomy of ‘The Anatomy Lesson’

Nina Siegal’s novel The Anatomy Lesson (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2014) tells the imagined story behind Rembrandt’s first large-scale masterpiece. The narrative is recounted by several characters: the coat thief, the woman carrying his child who hopes to save him, the … Read More

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Rembrandt's L'Enfant a la bulle de savon, or Child with soap bubble,
was stolen in 1999 from the municipal museum in Draguignan, France. 

French Rembrandt Thief Lives Real-Life Version of ‘Goldfinch’ Story

Man who stole painting for love and hid it for 15 years gets surprise when he comes clean Read More


Young British Artist Hits Middle Age: Catching up with Marc Quinn

Ever since he sculpted a self-portrait out of his own frozen blood, Marc Quinn has enthralled the public, annoyed many critics, and been embraced by collectors. The quintessential Young British Artist is now middle-aged, but still notorious Read More

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‘The Myth of the Artist Starving’

Looking back at the ’80s market boom and other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More