September 29, 2020

Rembrandt’s Naked Truth

$27.50

Rembrandt’s Naked Truth: Drawing Nude Models in the Golden Age, from the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam. In the 1640s in Amsterdam, a pioneering group of artists began drawing directly from the live nude model, including females models. Theses artists not only studied correct anatomy, they also pursued ideal beauty and judicious poses. Rembrandt noted this development, and responded with a further innovation, embracing nature’s imperfections and often leaving his models at ease. The book traces this remarkable artistic confrontation, played out in drawings, paintings and prints of great power and beauty.

Softcover book, 183 pages, heavily illustrated.

7 in stock

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Rembrandt’s Naked Truth: Drawing Nude Models in the Golden Age, from the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam. In the 1640s in Amsterdam, a pioneering group of artists began drawing directly from the live nude model, including females models. Theses artists not only studied correct anatomy, they also pursued ideal beauty and judicious poses. Rembrandt noted this development, and responded with a further innovation, embracing nature’s imperfections and often leaving his models at ease. The book traces this remarkable artistic confrontation, played out in drawings, paintings and prints of great power and beauty.

Softcover book, 183 pages, heavily illustrated.

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