Paris – Part Five
Okay, more shots!
Rembrandt time! Rembrandt never ceases to amaze me with his skill, certainly, but also because of the humble nature of his work. As Raphael Soyer wrote in his wonderful book “A Painter’s Pilgrimage,” “I felt Rembrandt in the room with me.”
And it’s true, standing before those self-portraits one can feel Rembrandt standing beside you. Those kindly, sad eyes never fail to open my heart and release within me a flood of emotion. Since I was a child I have responded powerfully to Rembrandt’s work and that power he has over me has not faded over time. If anything it grows stronger.
More coming up…
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