An artist that died poor and misunderstood - Rembrandt
A remarkable yet rare name that was inscribed on his work grew very significant and, later on, a monogram for his works. Rembrandt was a man with the two Masters – Van Swanenburgh and Pieter Lastman. The former taught him the basic skills and knowledge necessary for his profession. It gave him pictorial exposure, mainly about the effects of light in painting. The latter starts him to gain knowledge and skill very much essential to master his journal, including historical painting involving various figures from the biblical, historical, mythological scenes in very complex settings in the 17th century. Hence, he held the highest position because he had complete control and command over all his subjects, from landscape to complex architecture, from still static life to drapery, from animals to human beings in various postures, expression, livelihood, attire, and costumes. After leaving Lastman, he created lively waxworks quality, evenly lit, colorful figures acting in clearly organized space.
Writing about Rembrandt transforms you into a detective
Rembrandt had a great sense of all materiality while analyzing old artistic artifacts, which present incredibly sophisticated techniques of usage of X-rays, infrared light to examine what lies below the surface to decipher them appropriately. The canvas, the palette, the brushwork all come together the sum of all the parts to create the mystery that is known as Rembrandt, which signifies that how deep and acting out his paintings were. So a painter will understand himself, these paintings better than any other person in the world. As we know, there are very different kinds of methodologies in art history; the very prominent one and historical research in arts is an interrogation of the work of art in which the material object itself behaves as a source of relevant historical information. Being a detective while writing about Rembrandt means defining all the details in the contest of the artists' surroundings very brilliantly, smartly, and carefully considering those images' environment, sense of time, and surroundings
Biographies are the reproductions of Rembrandts' artistic documentations
Biographies containing drawings and paintings give you a natural feeling of holding that artistic documentation in your hand. Self-portraits of Rembrandt were at high pitch in 1628 that customers loved buying them. One of which is perfectly defined is the stream of light barely touching his cheek and the rest of this paste in shadow, but you can still make out his peering eyes straight at you. This portrait exquisitely explains the mysterious character of Rembrandt himself and also creates a visual puzzle to figure out himself in the portrait. Basically, he took himself as a model because he's very patient and can sit for long hours. He knows what he exactly wants, and perhaps his end result becomes wonderfully mysterious and inspires many people. Scholars and scientists recently have done a lot of work in analyzing his anatomy from his self-portraits which include what was build, the size of his voice box, his weight, and then they recreated what his voice must have sounded like because all of his art was so eloquent.