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'Rembrandt: The Late Works' - Teachers' Resource

To celebrate the National Gallery’s exhibition ‘Rembrandt: The Late Works’, this resource for art and science teachers explores four portraits by Rembrandt, painted towards the end of his career.

Rembrandt, who worked in Holland during the 17th century, is one of the most famous artists of all time. His paintings, etchings, and drawings cross many genres and subjects. Focusing on four portraits, this resource highlights some of the distinct functions of portraiture, including commissions by wealthy patrons, personal paintings of loved ones, and self-portraits:

Encouraging cross-curricular working, this resource is aimed at art and science teachers delivering key stages 3 to 5 in secondary schools. To investigate these portraits further, pick the appropriate subject below to find information most relevant to your teaching.

Resource for Art Teachers

Resource for Science Teachers

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