Images of the Feminine in Rembrandt's Work

Females are the focus of many significant works by Rembrandt. Nonetheless, the female image has been an underappreciated aspect of his work. This book examines how Rembrandt's portrayals of women reflect his intense dialogue with pictorial tradition and the cultural climate of seventeenth-century Holland. In this intriguing study of Rembrandt's artistic development, Gilboa reveals the artist's uniquely individualized image of the feminine.