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Rembrandt

By Rembrandt Van Rijn, One Of The Most Prolific Painters Of The Dutch Golden Age, Refused To Confine Himself To One Area Of Expertise. Throughout His Career, He Covered Landscapes, Portraits, Historical Scenes, Biblical Stories, Even Animals. Read On To Discover Key Details About His Life, Legacy, Along With Fascinating Facts About His Most Famous Artworks.

The Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam hosts art classes. Today, it’s the Rembrandt House Museum. Rembrandt, Photos.com/iStock via Getty ImagesIn 1666, Rembrandt depicted the prodigal son, bereft and poverty-stricken, returning home to a heartfelt embrace from his father. The painting, titled The Prodigal Son in the Brothel, The Prodigal Son in the Tavern, or Rembrandt and Saskia in the Parable of the Prodigal Son, is housed in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden, Germany. Rembrandt, National Gallery of Art, Wikimedia Commons // Public DomainIn addition to landscapes, commissioned portraits, and Biblical and historical scenes, Rembrandt also illustrated himself quite often throughout his career.