The Mill  1648

by Rembrandt

After learning the fundamentals of drawing and painting in his native Leiden, Rembrandt van Rijn went to Amsterdam in 1624 to study for six months with Pieter Lastman (1583–1633), a famous history painter. Upon completion of his training Rembrandt returned to Leiden. Around 1632 he moved to Amsterdam, quickly establishing himself as the town’s leading artist, specializing ...
87.6 x 105.6 cm (34 1/2 x 41 9/16 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington