This yearmarks the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn. To honour this jubilee, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, which owns the largest collection of this artist’s works, is presenting all its Rembrandts. The exhibition’s title, which is simpleyet preciseandwitty, could be our key to the concept. It’s not just about all theworks of thismaster that are in the possession of Rijksmuseum, rather it is also about the entirety of his artistic approach, phases and media, as well as being about all his personal and human positions. SELF PORTRAITS: HUMAN AND ARTIST Froma self-portrait datingback to the beginning of the artist’s career to one he painted 33 years later, nine years before his death. The young man, whose face in the 1628 self-portrait is undaunted and GREATEST MASTER OF THE GOLDEN AGE It was on 4th October 1669 that Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, the most resplendent name in the history of ne art, passed away. Born 15th July 1606 in Leiden, he studied painting there and resided in the city until 1630, when he moved to Amsterdam following his father’s death. He is considered one of the greatest artists of all time and the most important artist of the Golden Age of Dutch painting. He was characterised by an exceptional perceptiveness for human conditions, feelings and behaviours, but also the virtuous and innovative way that he represented light, space and atmospheres. NAJVEĆI MAJSTOR ZLATNOG VEKA Tog 4. oktobra 1669. umro je Rembrant Harmenson van Rajn, najblistavije ime u istoriji slikarstva. Rođen je 15. jula 1606. u Lajdenu, gradu u kojem je učio slikarstvo i živeo sve do 1630, kada je nakon očeve smrti prešao u Amsterdam. Smatra se jednim od najvećih umetnika u istoriji i najznačajnijim umetnikom zlatnog veka holandskog slikarstva. Odlikuju ga izuzetna perceptivnost za ljudska stanja, osećanja i ponašanja i virtuozan i inovativan način predstavljanja svetlosti, prostora i atmosfere.