Rembrandt is arguably the most prominent figure of the Dutch Golden Age, held in high esteem for his alluring and stunning paintings. He was a painter, etcher and artist whose painting skills could not be equalled by his contemporaries. His ability to confer knowledge and skills on his students also set him apart from other high profile painters of the Dutch Golden Age.
Today, museums all over the world feature many mind staggering paintings by Rembrandt. Each of the paintings reveal how well he was capable of capture the imagination of his audience.
Even though most of Rembrandt’s paintings have survived to this age and not lost their mind capturing attributes, not all of them are famous. As a matter of fact, Rembrandt’s paintings compete with those that were brought on board by his students including Gerrit Dou and Ferdinand. His paintings are also fiercely rivalled by those of his colleague and close friend Jan Lievensz.
Despite the rivalry between Rembrandt’s paintings and those of his contemporaries, most of his paintings have still managed to command a lot of respect from many fanatics of art. His paintings are understood to be over 2, 000 in number, with many others that are yet to be found and those whose accreditation has not yet been sorted out. Some of the Dutch artist’s most famous paintings are highlighted in the passage.
Quite marvellous to look at, this is a masterpiece that has been able to depict the feast of the Belshazzar in a unique and stunning way.
This is a very alluring picture showing a beautiful woman arrayed in stunningly elegant outer garments. Rembrandt brought this piece to life in 1634. Without any doubt, this is worth being one of his most famous paintings.
Christ In The Storm
This is sometimes referred to as The storm on the sea of Galilee and was produced by Rembrandt in 1633. In this painting, Rembrandt revealed his ability to illustrate biblical themes in ways that no one could.
The Return Of The Prodigal Son
Rembrandt demonstrated his unique affection for biblical themes again when he brought on board The Return of the Prodigal Son in 1669 during the evening of his life. The painting still remains one of the world’s most stunning biblical themes of historical art.
Known as one of the most moving paintings of Rembrandt, this masterpiece depicted his loved one in her sick state. It still remains one his best artistic works up to this day.
Conspiracy Of Claudius Civilis
Rembrandt showed why his ability to present historical art works could not be paralleled by his contemporaries when he produced this painting. His attention to detail, ability to manipulate colour and light and his ability to harmonise his paintings with the background were just beyond the scope of any human being’s imagination.
Aristotle Contemplating A Bust Of Homer
This is yet another masterpiece that Rembrandt produced as he continued to assert his prowess in coming up with mind staggering historical paintings. In this painting, he showed his ability to represent historical figures in ways that no one could imagine.