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Rembrandt

[rem-brant, -brahnt; Dutch rem-brahnt] /ˈrɛm brænt, -brɑnt; Dutch ˈrɛm brɑnt/
noun
1.
(Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn or van Ryn) 1606–69, Dutch painter.
Related forms
Rembrandtesque, Rembrandtish, adjective
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Rembrandt

/ˈrɛmbrænt/
noun
1.
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
Derived Forms
Rembrandtesque, adjective
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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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