Artist: Tessa Posthuma de Boer
Hahnemühle German Etching Print 310 grams, size 18x15cm, edition of 12 (+ 1 A.P.), black aluminium frame and glass, size 27x24cm.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) was a Dutch painter, etcher and draftsman. He is generally regarded as one of the greatest painters and etchers in European art, and as the most important Dutch master of the seventeenth century.
This portrait has been made on basis of several portraits and bodyparts, with a unique digital collage technic.
Tessa Posthuma de Boer studied photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. After her final exams in 1993 she started working as a portrait photographer. Her portraits have appeared in many different newspapers and magazines, including De Volkskrant, Ajax Magazine, FD, National Geographic, VPRO Guide, Psychology Magazine, etc. A large number of advertising campaigns (Rabobank, Fiat, Postbank, Vodafone, PostNL to name a few). Tessa also often works for businesses, like Akzo Nobel, Staatsbosheer, VU Medical Center, Audi and KPN. And she is wellknown for her many author portraits on behalf of publishers.
Tessa’s autonomous work is regularly exhibited in the Netherlands and abroad. She teaches photography at the Buitenkunst Foundation.