|DAY 54||PROFILES IN ART|
IN THE BUSINESS OF ART
Rembrandt van Rijn was a commercially successful artist. Born in Leiden, the Netherlands, he attended Latin school where he studied classical literature, rhetoric, mythology, and religion. As a teen, he attended the University of Leiden, but dropped out after only a few months to pursue art full time.
For three years, Rembrandt apprenticed with local artist Jacob van Swanenburch, followed ...