Rembrandt

Season 1
 (1)
2014TV-PG
He was the most successful artist working in the richest city on Earth – glittering 17th-century Amsterdam. Like a modern-day rock star, he loved to live extravagantly. But money woes, tragedy and rumor soon left Rembrandt’s reputation in tatters. But these controversies spurred the artist on to create some of his most celebrated works. Simon Schama delves into his final, scandal-strewn years.
Starring
Simon Schama
Genres
Arts, Entertainment, and CultureSpecial Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Rembrandt
    October 17, 2014
    60min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    He was the most successful artist working in the richest city on Earth – glittering 17th-century Amsterdam. Like a modern-day rock star, he loved to live extravagantly. But money woes, tragedy and rumor soon left Rembrandt’s reputation in tatters. But these controversies spurred the artist on to create some of his most celebrated works. Simon Schama delves into his final, scandal-strewn years.

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Directors
Francis Hanly
Producers
Francis Hanly
Season year
2014
Network
BBC
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Martha Ann KennedyReviewed in the United States on June 2, 2021
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I Love Schama's Love
for Rembrandt. From the series, "The Power of Art," I really saw Rembrandt for the first time and discovered a very inspiring painting (I'm a painter). This is an older Schama's coda to that episode, I think. It's lovely, too.
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