Rembrandt van Rijn, 1651 - The Gust of Wind - fine art print

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General description from the museum's website (© - by Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - www.smk.dk)

Drawing. Pen, brown ink and brownish wash on parchment.

This drawing is not signed. Nor is it dated. Even so, no scholars of Dutch art have ever questioned that it was made by Rembrandt around the mid-17th century.

How can we know that the drawing is made by Rembrandt? Everything supports this theory: the mood, the style, the manner of the line, even though the brown ink has been applied to parchment, a highly unusual medium for the artist.

Among the approximately 1100 drawings attributed, more or less accurately, to Rembrandt, only four others were made on parchment. One of these (housed in Amsterdam) shows a view of the river Amstel seen from Blauwbrug. Like this drawing it has rounded top corners, but it is both longer and wider.

The two drawings share common features in terms of both technique and style, so it seems natural to view them as companion pieces: the open, light river landscape offset against the dense, dark group of trees that close around the cottages by the stream; morning and night.

The making of the drawing Before Rembrandt composed his nocturne featuring the unequal struggle between light and darkness, he must have toned his parchment with a light brown wash that conjures up an illusion of a cloudy sky at sunset. He then drew the scene itself.

Occasionally he would brighten up the darkest areas by scratching at the ink with the tip of his brush handle, laying bare the parchment below and allowing fresh bursts of light to break through – as though a breath of wind passes through the landscape.

Product explanation

The classic art work of art was painted by the baroque artist Rembrandt van Rijn. It belongs to the art collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark). We are delighted to reference that this public domain work of art is being provided with courtesy of National Gallery of Denmark.The creditline of the artwork is: . In addition to this, the alignment is landscape with a ratio of 16 : 9, which means that the length is 78% longer than the width. Rembrandt van Rijn was a painter of Dutch nationality, whose art style was mainly Baroque. The painter lived for a total of 63 years, born in 1606 in Leiden and died in 1669 in Amsterdam.

Selectable materials

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Artist information table

Artist: Rembrandt van Rijn
Gender: male
Nationality of artist: Dutch
Jobs: painter
Country: the Netherlands
Classification: old master
Art styles: Baroque
Died aged: 63 years
Year of birth: 1606
Birthplace: Leiden
Year of death: 1669
Place of death: Amsterdam

Structured artwork details

Work of art name: "The Gust of Wind"
Categorization of the artpiece: painting
General category: classic art
Artwork century: 17th century
Created in the year: 1651
Artwork age: around 360 years old
Exhibited in: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
Museum location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Museum website: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Denmark

About the article

Product type: fine art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct print (digital printing)
Provenance: made in Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Product use: art print gallery, home décor
Alignment: landscape alignment
Side ratio: length : width - 16 : 9
Aspect ratio meaning: the length is 78% longer than the width
Available choices: metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame): 90x50cm - 35x20", 180x100cm - 71x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes: 90x50cm - 35x20"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 90x50cm - 35x20"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material): 90x50cm - 35x20"
Framing of the artprint: no frame

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