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.


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