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Rembrandt in Print

Self portrait with Saskia, (Detail), 1636 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

17 September 2021 - 9 January 2022

Rembrandt in Print presents 50 of the finest works from the Ashmolean’s world-class collection of over 200 etchings and drypoints by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669).

Widely hailed as the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age, Rembrandt was also one of the most innovative and experimental printmakers of the seventeenth century. This touring exhibition will present Rembrandt as an unrivalled storyteller through a selection of fifty outstanding prints ranging from 1630 until the late 1650s. These works demonstrate Rembrandt’s inventive techniques and extraordinary skills. They are displayed together for the first time.

While most other contemporary printmakers made prints of historical, religious or mythological subjects, Rembrandt delighted in presenting everyday scenes. The exhibition includes a range of these images such as intimate family studies, a selection of confronting life-drawn nudes and carefully detailed characters observed on the streets of his native Leiden, including peasants, Ringball players and the repugnant Rat Catcher (1632).

You can purchase the book that accompanies the exhibition here.

NO BOOKING REQUIRED | FREE ENTRY 

Rembrandt in Print is accompanied by a special Print Studio in collaboration with Cork Printmakers.


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Events related to this exhibition

26/11/2021
Rembrandt in Print Virtual Tour

Rembrandt in Print Virtual Tour

16/11/2021
Rembrandt in Print writing classes with Laura McKenna

November: 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm &
Wednesday 1st December: 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

02/11/2021
Going Dutch | Public Talk

Friday 26 November, 5.30pm in Gallery Lecture Theatre

20/09/2021
Print Studio

Until 9 January 2022

13/09/2021
Going Dutch

Sunday 19 & 26 September

Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland
T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042
info@crawfordartgallery.ie

Opening Hours
N.B. Last entry is 15 minutes before closing

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm*
Thursday until 8.00pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays
Gallery: 11.00 am4.00pm
Café: Closed Sundays & Mondays

*Second floor closes 15 minutes before closing

Christmas Opening Hours 

Friday 24 December 2021 Christmas Eve   10am - 4pmSaturday 25 December 2021 Christmas Day  Gallery ClosedSunday 26 December 2021 St. Stephen's DayGallery ClosedMonday 27 December – Thursday 30th December 202110am - 5pmFriday 31 December 2021 New Year's Eve 10am - 4pmSaturday 1st January 2022 New Year's DayGallery Closed
Sunday 2 January 2022
11am to 4pm
Monday 3 January 2022
10am to 5pm

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