Rembrandt Quote

A painting is complete when it has the shadows of a god.


Statement attributed to Rembrandt in early biographies, as quoted in The Rise of the Cult of Rembrandt: Reinventing an Old Master in Nineteenth-Century France (2003) by Alison MacQueen

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A painting is complete when it has the shadows of a god.

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A painting is complete when it has the shadows of a god.

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A painting is complete when it has the shadows of a god.

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A painting is complete when it has the shadows of a god.