Gary Schwartz (art historian)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Gary Schwartz (born 1940) is an American art historian, resident in the Netherlands, who is an authority on the art of Rembrandt and Dutch Golden Age painting and prints. In 2009 he received the Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation Prize for the Humanities.[1]

Schwartz was inspired to study art history after taking an introductory course under H.W. Janson.[2]

Selected publications[edit]


  • Rembrandt: Zijn leven, zijn schilderijen, 1984.


  • Rembrandt: All the etchings reproduced in true size, 1977.
  • Rembrandt: His Life, His Paintings: A new biography with all accessible paintings illustrated in colour. Viking, New York, 1985. ISBN 9780670808762[3]
  • Rembrandt. H.N. Abrams, New York, 1992. ISBN 9780810937604
  • The Complete Etchings of Rembrandt: Reproduced in original size. Dover Publications, New York, 1994. ISBN 9780486281810
  • Bets and Scams: A novel of the art world. Marion Boyars, New York, 1996. ISBN 9780714530086
  • The Night Watch. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2002. ISBN 9789040095559
  • The Rembrandt Book. Abrams, New York, 2006. ISBN 9780810943179
  • Rembrandt's Universe: His art, his life, his world. Thames and Hudson, London, 2006. ISBN 9780500093313 (new edition 2014)
  • Meet Rembrandt: Life and work of the master painter. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011. ISBN 9789086890576
  • Emotions: Pain and Pleasure in Dutch Painting of the Golden Age. Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, 2014. ISBN 9789462081703


  1. ^ "Gary Schwartz". Dictionary of Art Historians. 1987-02-28. Retrieved 2016-02-18.
  2. ^ Nicole Borgenicht. "Gary Schwartz : A Force for Good in Dutch Art" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-25. Retrieved 2016-02-18.
  3. ^ Snyder, James (1986-03-09). "Above All, He Pleased His Patrons". Retrieved 2016-02-18.

External links[edit]