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Rembrandt's art is much admired, but his remarkable life is less well-known. 350 years after his death, his surprising story is told from an unusual perspective - his own.

Episodes

Air Date: April 07, 2021 - 59:17
Desperate for money, Rembrandt takes on commissions that even his pupils have passed by, pupils who are now getting the grand offers that once came through Rembrandt's door.
Air Date: March 31, 2021 - 59:32
As Rembrandt paints his most iconic work, The Night Watch, his wife Saskia lies dying. Her death begins a ten-year decline in Rembrandt's output as he pours himself into etching instead.
Air Date: March 24, 2021 - 59:35
Rembrandt arrives in Amsterdam 'like a thunderclap' and his star rises as he is courted by the city's wealthy elite.