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REMBRANDT: THE LATE WORKS │ National Gallery, London → 18 January 2015

(Posted 15 October 2014. The text is in an older version of Ñspel.)

Rembrant’s lêtr yirz wr trbylnt n māct wɖ cntrovsi, bt ɖe olso pṛdyst sm v hiz most soulfl, dīpli mūvñ n strîcñli modn wrcs.

Hvñ olrdi sufrd ɖ ŕli los v hiz wîf n ʈri v ɖer čildṛn, Rembrant’s lêtr yirz wr brdnd wɖ bancrupsi, acrimoňs līgl pṛsidñz wɖ a fwmr luvr, n ɖ los v hiz comnlw wîf n onli rmenñ son. Hvr, far fṛm diminišñ az h êjd, Rembrant’s crı̣tiṿti gaɖrd ny eṇji.

Fṛm ɖ 1650z untl hiz deʈ in 1669, Rembrant psyd an ātistc stîl ɖt wz xpresv n radicl. Hiz bold mnipylešn v printñ n pêntñ tecnīcs n pṛgresv intrpṛtešnz v tṛdišnl subjcts inspîrd jeṇrešnz v ātists, ŕnñ hm a repytešn az ɖ grtst mastr v ɖ Duč Goldn Êj.

Ʈru fems mastrpìsz n rer drōñz n prints, Ɖ Lêt Wrcs xaminz ɖ ʈīmz ɖt priokpîd Rembrant az h gru oldr: selfscrūṭni, xperimentešn, lît, obẓvešn v evrīde lîf n īvn uʈr ātists’ wrcs; az wel az xprešnz v intiṃsi, contmplešn, conflict n recnsiliešn.

Īvn ʈri-n-a-hāf senčriz aftr hiz deʈ, Rembrant cntinyz t astoniš n amez. Hiz tecnicl invnšnz, n hiz pṛfând insît intu hymn imošnz, r az freš n reḷvnt tde az ɖe wr in ɖ 17ʈ senčri.

Rembrant: Ɖ Lêt Wrcs, ōġnîzd bî ɖ Našnl Gaḷri, Lundn, n ɖ Rîcsṃseum, Amsṭdam, ofrz y an oṗtyṇti t xpirı̣ns ɖ pašn, imošn n iṇvešn v ɖ grt mastr.”

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