The man with the golden helmet
Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany
Dimensions: 67,5 x 50,7
Portrait of Dutch painter Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
captures an unknown old man. According to one theory may be one of his brother Adriaen, who worked as a shoemaker in Leiden. The artist captured not only great figure of an armored officer, but especially tired and haggard face of an old man zmoženého heavy military life and the horrors caused by wars. Rembrandt himself admits that for their work often changed the appearance of ordinary people in different costumes. The painting is now on display in Gemaldengalerie in Berlin.
Rembrandt painted picture The man with the golden helmet in 1655. Prevailing color of this fine art print is brown and its shape is portrait. Original size is 67,5 x 50,7. This art piece is located in Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669).
Dutch painter considered one of the greatest painters of all time, who particularly affected the history of art. Already during his lifetime, he achieved great renown - he painted famous contemporaries and taught dozens of outstanding painters. He often painted biblical themes (for example, Storm at Sea of Galilee
or observations of the Jewish community in Amsterdam). His most famous and popular work is Night Watch
- the military retinue of Captain Frans Banning. The painting was named by its discoverer Sir Joshua Reynolds for its dark colour (the picture is, in fact, full of daylight). Another of his beautiful paintings is worth mentioning: Return of the Prodigal Son