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Interactive: 12 Facts About Rembrandt's "The Night Watch"

 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was one of the most celebrated Dutch painters. Like many others of his time, he was also a prolific printmaker and draughtsman. He is considered perhaps one of the most important artists in history, and arguably the most important in Dutch art history. His masterpiece is considered to have been painted during the 17th century, a commissioned painting that we today know simply as "The Night Watch". This marvelous magnum opus has many secrets hidden inside, as well as fascinating facts about its meaning and origin. So enjoy these 12 facts about Rembrandt's creation "The Night Watch". 

Instructions: Click on "READ FIRST" to begin exploring this painting, and then click on any of the eye symbols to enjoy more fascinating information.

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