This oversized book introduces the Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn to readers 9 to 11 through biographical sketches, anecdotes, and descriptions of how life was lived in his times, as well as glimpses into his studio and clear explanations of how his paintings were created. The book engages readers with observational questions about the content and style of Rembrandt's paintings and drawings, seen in large color reproductions, and presents activities to help them understand how an artist produces a painting.
"A lively introduction to the life and work of the Dutch artist. The large size, varied page layouts, and beautiful reproductions result in an appealing book."—School Library Journal