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What was Rembrandt famous for?

He was one of the famous artist in the world and he drew lots of self portraits too. . Rembrandt is his first name!. His full name was Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn.
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What did Rembrandt do that was important?

Rembrandt van Rijn, born 15th july 1506 in Leyden Holland. Successful during his lifetime and best known for his dramatic use of light and shadow in his paintings. He was also ( Full Answer )
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What did Rembrandt die of?

The answer is rarely given, but there is one reference, and it is that he died of temperal arthritis.
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Was Rembrandt blind?

I think he was loosing his sight towards the end of his life, but I haven't read that he was blind. --------------------------------------------------------- There are d ( Full Answer )
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What was Rembrandts medium?

Rembrandt used oil paint for his paintings. He is also well known for his numerous etchings. To complete an etching one uses a steel or copper plate, draw the image with a too ( Full Answer )
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Was Rembrandt a Christian?

Yes, Mother was Catholic, Father was Calvinist. Rembrandt honored his Father's freedom from Papal corruption. Rembrandt painted many Biblical pictures of obscure stories in th ( Full Answer )
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How did Rembrandt get into painting?

There is usually one and the same answer to those questions 'Why did XXX become an artist?' Because they felt they had the talent and the urge. It is as simple as that!
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Why collect rembrandt?

One reason (and the best one!) would be that you love his work. Another possible reason is that you have lots of millions and buy art in the hope of its increasing in value.
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What did Rembrandt do for history?

He did a lot of paintings. He did self portraits, and he also had a good grasp of the contrast of light and shadow.
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Where is the Rembrandt Museum?

Rembrandthuis is in Amsterdam, Holland. it is his former home and contains mainly etchings. The best collection of his paintings is the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.