Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Today In History; Rembrandt Van Rijn, Artist
1606: Born on this day in 1606, the Dutch baroque painter was known for his remarkable use of light and shadow ("chiaroscuro") and active human figures as shown in his famous military painting "Night Watch." Rembrandt was also well known for using the engraving, or etching method of creating his art.
Posted by Princessa at 7/15/2008 08:48:00 PM