Rembrandt, schilder van de mens

Bert Haanstra Short documentary - 1957 - 20 min.

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This documentary shows developments in the self-portraits of Rembrandt van Rijn over a period of forty years. His first portraits were proud and self-assured, while the figures in the later paintings seem old and sad. The blending self-portraits show unrelenting decay. Haanstra shows that Rembrandt painted himself unashamedly as he was.

Credits

Director(s) Bert Haanstra
Production Company Bert Haanstra Films
Director of Photography
Stanley Sayer
Editing
Music
Production Country
Netherlands