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Book competition

9 September 2016

This week’s competition prize is Rembrandt: The Painter Thinking by Ernst van de Wetering, published by Amsterdam University Press (£34.95). Click here for your chance to win.

RembrandtRembrandt: The Painter Thinking by world-renowned Rembrandt specialist Ernst van de Wetering delivers surprising insights into the intellectual aspects of Rembrandt’s artistic process. The book is a sequel to his widely acclaimed Rembrandt: The Painter at Work (1997), which discussed Rembrandt’s use of different painting materials and techniques as well as his studio practice. This beautifully illustrated book unveils how Rembrandt achieved his mastery and became the revolutionary painter who continues to fascinate the world today. It also sheds light on the theory and practice of painting in the Dutch Golden Age at large.

For your chance to win simply answer the following question and submit your details here before midday on 23 September.

What is the name of Rembrandt’s first completed group portrait, which can be seen at the Mauritshuis in The Hague?

This competition closes at midday on 23 September.

For our last competition prize we offered Colour: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts edited by Stella Panayotova, published by Harvey Miller Publishers (£65).

Which 14th-century East Anglian illuminated manuscript is one of the highlights of the Fitzwilliam’s collection?

Answer: The Macclesfield Psalter

Congratulations to the winner, Shauna Robson.