Sublime Sites

Explorations in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Ruskin with Professor David Hill

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Welcome to Sublime Sites, the web journal of Professor Emeritus David Hill at the University of Leeds, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. The site was … Continue reading

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Rembrandt, Saskia and me #8

This is the eighth instalment of a journey of exploration starting from a 1636 Rembrandt etching, Self Portrait with Saskia. In the previous part we heard of their first year … Continue reading

February 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rembrandt, Saskia and me #7

This is the seventh instalment of a journey of exploration starting from a 1636 Rembrandt etching, Self Portrait with Saskia. In the last we heard of Rembrandt’s betrothal to Saskia … Continue reading

February 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rembrandt, Saskia and me #6

This is the sixth instalment of a journey of exploration starting from a 1636 Rembrandt etching, Self Portrait with Saskia. Here we hear of their engagement and wedding. By 1633 … Continue reading

February 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rembrandt, Saskia and me #5

This is the fifth instalment of a journey of exploration stimulated by a 1636 Rembrandt etching, Self Portrait with Saskia. Here we further explore the context of their relationship. Hendrick … Continue reading

February 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rembrandt, Saskia and me #4

This is the fourth instalment of a journey of exploration stimulated by a 1636 Rembrandt etching, Self Portrait with Saskia. Here we further explore the relationship and marriage that led … Continue reading

February 8, 2019 · 3 Comments

Rembrandt, Saskia and me #3

This is the third instalment of a journey stimulated by a 1636 Rembrandt etching, Self Portrait with Saskia. Here we begin to explore the relationship and marriage that led up … Continue reading

February 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rembrandt, Saskia and me #2

This is the second instalment in which I develop my interest Rembrandt’s wife. Here, I talk a little more about the etching that I bought. It appears that the auctioneers … Continue reading

February 3, 2019 · Leave a comment