Half-length Man in a 'Polish' Costume
 (also known as 'Polish Nobleman')
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Painted a few years later than the ‘Man in Oriental Costume’, this panel shows how rapidly Rembrandt has progressed in his technical mastery. The luminosity of the various surfaces is achieved by glazing with transparent oil colours over a white underpainting. Thus the rays of light penetrate the transparent film of colour and are reflected back giving an effect of depth and glowing intensity.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: 1637
Artist age:Approximately 31 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 97 cm (38.19 in.), Width: 66 cm (25.98 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member laure9 on 01 August 2008.
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