Jef Schaeps and Mart van Duijn, “The education of a genius. Rembrandt and Leiden University”

This talk was part of the symposium Rembrandt and Leiden: New Perspectives that took place at Agnes Etherington Art Centre on 8 November 2019. The symposium featured new research by international scholars on Rembrandt and his circle, Leiden and Dutch culture in the seventeenth century, connecting the exhibition Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges with new perspectives on the artist and his era.

Jef Schaeps studied Art History at the universities of Groningen and Leiden and is presently Curator of Prints and Drawings at Leiden University Libraries.

Mart van Duijn has an education in History and Archival Science, holds a PhD in the field of Medieval Book History, and is currently Curator of Western Manuscripts and Archives at Leiden University Libraries.

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