Schama on Rembrandt: Masterpieces of the Late Years

Rembrandt Showreel Clip from Tony Bannister on Vimeo. Various sequences for documentary on Rembrandt’s later years. Icarus-like, Rembrandt flew ever higher towards the sun – the most successful artist in the richest city on earth, 17th-century Amsterdam. He lived like a prince and he loved living like a prince. But when his fall came – deep into bankruptcy and scandal, poverty and unfashionability – far from destroying him, it took him to new creative heights and a sense of humanity […]

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