"b. at Leyden, 1607. D. 1669. Pupil of J. van Swaneburg, and possibly of Pieter Lastmann and Jacob Pinas, but so original in his own manner, that the influence of none of these masters can be seen in his works. At twenty-two years of age, he established himself at Amsterdam, where he resided until his death. Rembrandt was one of the greatest portrait painters that ever lived. The effects of light and shade in his pictures, and the marvelous richness of his coloring, are the admiration of the world to-day. " the lesson in anatomy. Supposed to be the original study for the great picture in the Royal Gallery at the Hague. Note the experimental sketches along the right hand edge of the canvas." [P. 62.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.