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Reframing Rembrandt

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This richly detailed study reconceptualises a striking but enigmatic moment in Rembrandt's art from the 1650s--one of the artist's most prolific and creative periods. Michael Zell identifies a significant theological shift in Rembrandt's use of religious imagery and interprets this shift in light of the unique religious and social conditions of seventeenth-century Amsterdam. Rembrandt's biblical art has generally been regarded as the embodiment of a Protestant aesthetic. By looking closely at the artist's relationship with his patron Rabbi Menasseh ben Israel and the ideas of a group of "philosemitic" Protestants with whom the rabbi was engaged in an apologetic dialogue, Zell deepens and complicates our understanding of Rembrandt's sacred art from this period.

Hardback with dust jacket. Used, very good condition (as new apart from slight yellowing of page edges)

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Author(s):
Michael Zell
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21 x 26 x 2 cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0520227417
ISBN-13:
9780520227415
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
University of California Press
Title:
Reframing Rembrandt

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This richly detailed study reconceptualises a striking but enigmatic moment in Rembrandt's art from the 1650s--one of the artist's most prolific and creative periods. Michael Zell identifies a significant theological shift in Rembrandt's use of religious imagery and interprets this shift in light of the unique religious and social conditions of seventeenth-century Amsterdam. Rembrandt's biblical art has generally been regarded as the embodiment of a Protestant aesthetic. By looking closely at the artist's relationship with his patron Rabbi Menasseh ben Israel and the ideas of a group of "philosemitic" Protestants with whom the rabbi was engaged in an apologetic dialogue, Zell deepens and complicates our understanding of Rembrandt's sacred art from this period.

Hardback with dust jacket. Used, very good condition (as new apart from slight yellowing of page edges)

Author(s):
Michael Zell
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21 x 26 x 2 cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0520227417
ISBN-13:
9780520227415
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
University of California Press
Title:
Reframing Rembrandt

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