Winter 1970 • Vol. XXXII No. 1 Book ReviewsJanuary 1, 1970 |

Some Light and Much Shadow

Rembrandt: The Complete Edition of the Paintings by A. Bredius. Edited by Horst Gerson. Phaidon Press, $20.00. Rembrandt Paintings by Horst Gerson. Reynal and Company-William Morrow and Company, $39.95. Rembrandt: His Life, His Work, His Time by Bob Haak. Harry N. Abrams, $35.00. Amsterdam in the Age of Rembrandt by John J. Murray. University of Oklahoma Press, $2.75. Rembrandt in Amsterdam by R. H. Fuchs. New York Graphic Society, $9.50. Since my early student days, when I began seeking out art museums all over Europe—finally to wind up in the USA—I must have seen more "genuine" Rembrandts than the master could have painted even if his active career had covered 90 years rather than forty-five. Some museum directors must have had doubts about a number of their Rembrandts, yet they were usually discreet enough to keep their suspicions private. After all, they could not afford to offend the millionaires who, in good faith, had paid fortunes for the pictures, had

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Rembrandt: The Complete Edition of the Paintings by A. Bredius. Edited by Horst Gerson. Phaidon Press, $20.00. Rembrandt Paintings by Horst Gerson. Reynal and Company-William Morrow and Company, $39.95. Rembrandt: […]

Thesis and Antithesis

By Alfred Werner

Rembrandt: The Complete Edition of the Paintings by A. Bredius. Edited by Horst Gerson. Phaidon Press, $20.00. Rembrandt Paintings by Horst Gerson. Reynal and Company-William Morrow and Company, $39.95. Rembrandt: […]

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