Rembrandt — Thinking On Paper

Address:
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London
Tel:
0207 323 8000

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
7th February to 4th August 2019
10 AM to 5.30 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 8.30 PM (Fri)
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See britishmuseum.org

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The British Museum will be marking the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt's death with an exhibition of 65 prints and drawings that focuses on his technical and creative ingenuity.

The British Museum has one of the greatest collections of Rembrandt's works on paper, and by picking out the best treasures of this rarely seen collection they will reveal the personal nature of many of his prints and drawings which, unlike his famous paintings, were usually made on his own initiative.

The exhibition will include everything from self-portraits and portraits of other people, to landscapes and biblical scenes.

 

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