Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history.
Born: July 15, 1606, Leiden, Netherlands
Died: October 4, 1669, Amsterdam, Netherlands
On view: Rijksmuseum, National Gallery of Art
Periods: Baroque, Dutch Golden Age, Baroque painting
Full name: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Spouse: Saskia van Uylenburgh (m. 1634–1642)