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📙 Rembrandt: An Essay in the Philosophy of Art by Georg Simmel; Alan Scott, Helmut Staubmann (eds.) — epub download


First published in 1916 in German, this important work has never been translated into English--until now. Simmel attacks such questions as "What do we see in a work of Art?" and "What do Rembrandt's portraits tell us about human nature?" This is a major work by a major thinker concerning one of the world's most important painters.

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