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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?
Dutch
French
Italian
Spanish

Question 2:


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

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 collected tons of art pieces.
He was a gambler.
All of these
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 Guard of the Tower
The Night Watch
The Evening Council
The Men in Armor

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


During what century did painter Rembrandt live and work?
Sixteenth century
Seventeenth century
Fifteenth century
Eighteenth 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 keep the eye of the beholder on the painting'
'to provoke the beholder to create a story in his own head'

Question 10:


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

 


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