Landscape with a Cottage and a Large Tree by Rembrandt van Rijn
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Lecture: Rare and Everywhere: Prints by Rembrandt and His Contemporaries in 17th-Century Holland

February 29, 6:15 pm7:15 pm


Lubar Auditorium

Learn about the robust print culture of the North Netherlands in the 1600s with Nadine Orenstein, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge of the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, enriching your experience of the exhibition Life Captured in Line: 17th-Century Dutch and Flemish Prints. Join us for a reception in Baumgartner Galleria following the lecture.

This event is included with Museum admission and is free for Members. Admission tickets are available at the door or online.


About the Speaker
Nadine OrensteinDr. Nadine M. Orenstein is the Drue Heinz Curator in Charge of the Department of Drawings and Prints in The Metropolitan Museum of Art where she has been active as a curator since 1992. She has written and lectured extensively on 16th- and 17th-century prints and drawings. Her publications include Hendrick Hondius and the Business of Prints in Seventeenth-Century Holland (Rotterdam, 1996) and several volumes of the The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts 1450–1700. Her exhibitions include Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints (2001) co-organized with the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam; Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617), Prints, Drawings and Paintings (2003), co-organized with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and the Toledo Museum of Art; Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine (2011); and The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers (2017), co-organized with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. The Renaissance of Etching (2019–2020), co-organized with the Albertina in Vienna, was awarded the 2020 IFPDA Foundation Book Award.


Lecture Sponsor:
Milwaukee Art Museum’s Print Forum

Reception Sponsor:
Milwaukee Art Museum’s Fine Arts Society


Image: Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Landscape with a Cottage and a Large Tree (detail), 1641. Etching. plate: 5 1/16 × 12 9/16 in. (12.86 × 31.91 cm) sheet: 5 11/16 × 13 3/16 in. (14.45 × 33.5 cm). Gertrude Nunnemacher Schuchardt Collection, presented by William H. Schuchardt, M1924.165. Photo by Cleber Bonato

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