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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
Spanish
Italian
French

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


Rembrandt is believed to have suffered from this medical condition.
Shortsightedness
Stereoblindness
All of these
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's son
Rembrandt himself
A criminal
Rembrandt's father

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

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 painting by Rembrandt to feature religious images.
It is the only marine painting by Rembrandt.
All of these
It is Rembrandt's only work to feature the image of Jesus.

 


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