Exhibition of landscape etchings by Rembrandt opens at the Städel Museum in …

FRANKFURT.- Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669) is world famous to this day as a painter of exceptional portraits and history paintings. Yet there was another subject that also preoccupied him throughout his career: landscape. The Dutch painter addressed himself to this theme not so much in painting, but all the more intensively in drawing and printmaking. From 28 August to 24 November 2013, the Städel Museum will present this key aspect of his oeuvre in the exhibition “Rembrandt. Landscape Etchings from the Städel Museum”. The presentation in the gallery of the Department of Prints and Drawings will feature altogether sixty-two works from the holdings of the Frankfurt Museum, including forty-six Rembrandt etchings. The artist’s pure landscape etchings will be supplemented in the show by

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