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Rembrandt

written by: discoglist
 
Rembrandt is one of the greatest painters to ever walk the earth. Learn more about his life and his works.

Question 1:


Of what origin was painter and etcher Rembrandt?
Spanish
French
Dutch
Italian

Question 2:


Rembrandt initially achieved success as a painter of what type of paintings?
Icons
Murals
Marine paintings
Portraits

Question 3:


What personal tragedy did Rembrandt experience after he got married?
His second child died.
All of these
His third child died.
His first child died.

Question 4:


Why did Rembrandt nearly go bankrupt at a certain point of his life?
He was a gambler.
All of these
He collected tons of art pieces.
He spent his money on alcohol.

Question 5:


What common name was given to Rembrandt's famous painting, 'The Company of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch'?
The Evening Council
The Night Watch
The Guard of the Tower
The Men in Armor

Question 6:


Rembrandt is believed to have suffered from this medical condition.
Shortsightedness
Stereoblindness
Night blindness
All of these

Question 7:


Who is the man whose corpse is depicted in Rembrandt's famous painting 'The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp'?
Rembrandt's father
A criminal
Rembrandt himself
Rembrandt's son

Question 8:


During what century did painter Rembrandt live and work?
Sixteenth century
Eighteenth century
Seventeenth century
Fifteenth century

Question 9:


What did Rembrandt seek to achieve in his art according to a statement he made in a letter?
'the greatest and most natural movement'
'the best possible combination of light, shadow and color'
'to provoke the beholder to create a story in his own head'
'to keep the eye of the beholder on the painting'

Question 10:


Which of these is true about Rembrandt's famous painting 'The Storm on the Sea of Galilee' that was stolen in 1990?
It is the only marine painting by Rembrandt.
All of these
It is the only painting by Rembrandt to feature religious images.
It is Rembrandt's only work to feature the image of Jesus.

 


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