In the final year of his life, Rembrandt painted a series of self-portraits that show him in a dark, lonely state of mind. Stelling has painstakingly recreated the pathetic end of a genius ...
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Late 16th century, persecuted protestantism and general dissatisfaction with the Catholic Habsburg rule in the Netherlands lead to large-scale plundering and vandalizing of churches, only ... See full summary »
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In the final year of his life, Rembrandt painted a series of self-portraits that show him in a dark, lonely state of mind. Stelling has painstakingly recreated the pathetic end of a genius with an authenticity that allows viewers to infer their own conclusions about the relationship between Rembrandt's life and art. Written by
-Rembrandt fecit 1669 is a Dutch film from 1977 by Jos Stelling. The film is based on the life of painter Rembrandt of Rijn, especially the last years witch are processed in a scenario by Wil Hildbrand en Chiem of Houweringe. The film has the alternative titles Rembrandt-1669 an Rembrandt of Rijn: Licht and Schatten. -Stelling did four years on this film. He and his brother Frans had a great fondness for the great painter Rembrandt, making them an inner need to feel his life be filmed. Frans Stelling drew for the leading role.
-Rembrandt Harmenszoon of Rijn (Leiden; 15 July 1606 - Amsterdam; 4 October 1669) was a Dutch painter, etcher and draftsman. He is widely recognized as one of the greatest painters and etchers from the European art and if the main Dutch master of the 17th century.
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