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Rembrandt

[rem-brant, -brahnt; Dutch rem-brahnt]
noun
(Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn or van Ryn) 1606–69, Dutch painter.

Rembrandtesque, Rembrandtish, adjective
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Rembrandt (ˈrɛmbrænt)
 
n
full name Rembrandt Harmensz (or Harmenszoon) van Rijn (or van Ryn). 1606--69, Dutch painter, noted for his handling of shade and light, esp in his portraits
 
Rembrandt'esque
 
adj

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Rembrandt [(rem-brant, rem-brahnt)]

A seventeenth-century Dutch painter, considered one of the greatest painters in history. Rembrandt's work, with its strong lights and deep shadows, has a unique intensity. The Night Watch is one of his best-known paintings.

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