Rembrandt - A Man in a Room (1630) : I mean, look at the way he painted the light.   His light is an inspiration for photographers

Rembrandt - A Man in a Room (1630) : I mean, look at the way he painted the light. His light is an inspiration for photographers

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669), The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, circa 1633, oil on canvas. Stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669), The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, circa 1633, oil on canvas. Stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Rembrandt self-portrait from 1659 at the age of 53 : Self-portrait, Rembrandt van Rijn  Rembrandt painted this remarkable self-portrait in 1659, after he had suffered frorm personal financial collapse. Much can be read into his expression, but the painting itself is a triumph.

Rembrandt self-portrait from 1659 at the age of 53 : Self-portrait, Rembrandt van Rijn Rembrandt painted this remarkable self-portrait in 1659, after he had suffered frorm personal financial collapse. Much can be read into his expression, but the painting itself is a triumph.

The Night Watch by Rembrandt van Rijn, 1640 - 1642. Rembrandt painted The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and 1642. This picture was called the Nachtwacht by the Dutch and the Night Watch by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

The Night Watch by Rembrandt van Rijn, 1640 - 1642. Rembrandt painted The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and 1642. This picture was called the Nachtwacht by the Dutch and the Night Watch by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Rembrandt. A Philosopher in Meditation. Again, two small sources of light and still very strong shades of darkness.

Philosopher in Meditation by Rembrandt

Rembrandt. A Philosopher in Meditation. Again, two small sources of light and still very strong shades of darkness.

Ganj - 1645 Rembrant                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Ganj - 1645 Rembrant More

Rembrandt I like how the light is reflecting off the metallic material in this work

Rembrandt I like how the light is reflecting off the metallic material in this work

Rembrandt Van Rijn -  I saw it in the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam.

Rembrandt Van Rijn - I saw it in the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam.

Simeon in the Temple - Rembrandt van Rijn. 1631. Oil on oak panel. 60.9 x 47.9 cm. Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands.

Simeon in the Temple - Rembrandt van Rijn. 1631. Oil on oak panel. 60.9 x 47.9 cm. Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands.

Rembrant's apples -- I like the contrast between light and dark more than the realism.

Rembrant's apples -- I like the contrast between light and dark more than the realism.

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