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Real Rembrandt, The: The Search for a Genius

Synopsis
Combines art history and scientific analysis to explore the changing perception of Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) over the centuries. Shows the latest techniques of authentication being applied to his works, including the examination of thread and weave characteristics, analysis of paint, glaze and wood, and neutron-activated audio-radiography.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1991
Subjects
Art
Keywords
artists - Dutch; Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)

Credits

Director
Kees van Langeraad
Producer
Jet Willers
Writer
George Hulshof; Kees van Langeraad
Cast
Garard Green 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£17.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
54 minutes
Year
2014

Production Company

Name

RM Associates

Sponsor

Name

Dutch Cultural Broadcast Funds

Publisher

Name

Arthaus Musik

Email
info@arthaus-musik.com
Web
http://arthaus-musik.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+49.345.2 99 89 49 50
Fax
+49.345.2 99 89 49 99
Address
Große Brauhausstraße 8
Halle/Saale
D-06108
Germany

Distributor

Name

Illuminations

Email
louise@illuminationsmedia.co.uk
Web
http://www.illuminationsmedia.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7288 8400
Fax
020 7288 8488
Address
19-20 Rheidol Mews
Rheidol Terrace
Islington
London
N1 8NU
Notes
Illuminations produces and distributes programmes on arts-related subjects, some of which are made for television and others in conjunction with cultural institutions to accompany specific exhibitions. Many titles are available for sale on DVD, including continuing series on leading contemporary and twentieth century artists and modern architecture, as well as a few programmes on religion, drama, history and ideas.

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