25 January - 8 April 2001
Rembrandt was the most original printmaker of all time. In no less than 300 etchings he covered the full range of styles and subjects for which he is celebrated as a painter and draughtsman, including self-portraits, scenes from the Bible, vignettes of everyday life and character studies. next>>>
fig.: Rembrandt van Rijn ( 1606 - 1669 ). Self portrait, etching at a window ( 1648 ). Etching, drypoint and burin, 160 x 130mm. © The British Museum.