Rembrandt"s Claudius Civilis
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Rembrandt"s Claudius Civilis by Erik Borg

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The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis, by Rembrandt Courtesy of : On the occasion of the building of the new Town Hall of Amsterdam, the municipal officials asked Govaert Flinck to decorate the great gallery. Flinck however died in , and other painters, including Rembrandt, were called in. The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis concerns a tale from the Batavian rebellion in 69–70 AD. He would arrange a feast for several key connections in order to gain support for a rebellion. Many then announced their backing to his plan through oathes taken at the same . Seeing a reproduction of "The Oathswearing of Claudius Civilis" for the first time was a real treat too. If he were alive today Rembrandt Harmentzsoon van Rijn might be our greatest graphic artist. I was in DC recently and went to the National Gallery(along with thousands /5. (). Färgernas spràk i Rembrandts Claudius Civilis. Konsthistorisk tidskrift/Journal of Art History: Vol. 3, No. , pp.

One of the most powerful historical works of 17th century Dutch painting, The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis was originally Rembrandt's largest ever canvas. A massive 25 square metres (5 x 5) in size, it was commissioned by the Amsterdam city council for the new Town Hall (now the Royal Palace). Rembrandt Notebook: The Conspiracy of the Batavians Under Claudius Civilis Journal - Page Beautiful Lined Art Notebook - 6 X 9 Artsy Journal Notebook (Art Masterpieces) [Notebooks, Shy Panda] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Rembrandt Notebook: The Conspiracy of the Batavians Under Claudius Civilis Journal - Page Beautiful Lined Art Notebook - 6 X 9 Artsy Author: Shy Panda Notebooks. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education. became intrigued by Rembrandt’s Claudius Civilis He saw a reproduction of the painting in John Kruse’s book, Die Farben Rembrandts of (fig. 2) Warburg indicated that it was the Rembrandt specialist Fritz Saxl who had drawn his attention to Kruse’s book In Saxl had defended his PhD thesis on the artist in.

Rembrandt van Rijn: The Conspiracy of the Batavians under Claudius Civilis, circa The exhibition not only celebrates the familiar triumphs of Rembrandt’s late years; it also brings attention to some pictures that are comparatively, and undeservedly, less well known. Rembrandt was under commission by the Amsterdam City council to paint ‘Claudius Civilis’ for the new town hall (now the Royal Palace). Originally the largest painting ever created by Rembrandt measuring a monumental cm wide by cm tall, this towering canvas was . Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, not only produced some of the most famous artworks of all time, paintings such as the Night watch, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee and Self-Portrait with Two Circles, but he is also considered to be one of the greatest artists in the history of his craft. He was a master of portraying human emotions, illuminating a scene with light and telling a story within his. Rembrandt van Rijn was a Dutch draughtsman, painter and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. Unlike most Dutch masters of the 17th century, Rembrandt’s works depict a wide range of style and subject matter, from portraits and self-portraits.