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Podcast Episode 24: The Night Watch by Rembrandt

In this week's episode, I take a deep dive into the Dutch Golden Age with Rembrandt's Night Watch. It shows a military procession and Rembrandt used multiple techniques to make it a masterpiece. To listen, click here or download on your favorite platform. Please rate and review if you enjoy!



The Night Watch

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons



The Night Watch (showing approximate missing pieces)

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons



Self Portrait

Rembrand, 1659

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

















Memorial Marker for Rembrandt

CC 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons


















Operation Night Watch Restoration Project - 2019

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

CC 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons







Sources


Gardner's Art through the Ages, 12th edition by Fred S. Kleiner


https://smarthistory.org/rembrandt-the-night-watch/


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Night_Watch


https://artsandculture.google.com/story/the-night-watch/dALSivMco4xIJA


https://www.britannica.com/art/tenebrism


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rembrandt


https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/rmbt/hd_rmbt.htm


https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/search/objects?q=night+wat&p=1&ps=12&st=Objects&ii=0#/SK-C-5,0



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