Storyteller, rebel, father and widower. Rembrandt's life was turbulent, his talent unparalleled. Here you will find 16 of his most important works. They tell you more about his life and career.

Self-portrait Self-portrait

1:00 min. - The 22-year-old Rembrandt seen here did not shy away from experimenting

Rembrandt’s Son Titus in a Monk’s Habit Rembrandt’s Son Titus in a Monk’s Habit

1:09 min. - You can almost feel the silence

Self-portrait as the Apostle Paul Self-portrait as the Apostle Paul

1:01 min. - Look at the thick paint in Rembrandt’s turban

Tobit and Anna with the Kid Tobit and Anna with the Kid

1:01 min. - Anna looks at her husband in disbelief...

Landscape with a Stone Bridge Landscape with a Stone Bridge

1:13 min - Help! There's a thunderstorm!

Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem

1:14 min. - What prophecy of Jeremiah is coming true?

Old Woman Reading, Probably the Prophetess Anna Old Woman Reading, Probably the Prophetess Anna

1:03 min. - The old woman is completely engrossed in her book

Man in Oriental Clothing Man in Oriental Clothing

1:05 min. - Not a portrait, but a tronie

Isaac and Rebecca, Known as ‘The Jewish Bride’ Isaac and Rebecca, Known as ‘The Jewish Bride’

1:07 min. - One of the most famous embraces in the art of painting

Musical Company Musical Company

1:17 min - Adoration of the Lord or a brothel scene?

Johannes Wtenbogaert Johannes Wtenbogaert

1:14 min. - Portrait of a devout man

Portrait of Haesje Jacobsdr van Cleyburg Portrait of Haesje Jacobsdr van Cleyburg

1:16 min. - What makes Haesje's face so lively?

Portrait of a Woman, Possibly Maria Trip Portrait of a Woman, Possibly Maria Trip

1:15 min. Rembrandt rendered her costly jewellery masterfully

Marten&Oopjen Marten&Oopjen

1:26 min. - Purchased by France and the Netherlands for 80 million euros apiece

The Sampling Officials of the Amsterdam Drapers’ Guild, Known as ‘The Syndics’ The Sampling Officials of the Amsterdam Drapers’ Guild, Known as ‘The Syndics’

1:02 min. - How did Rembrandt create the dynamics in this group portrait?

The Night Watch The Night Watch

1:31 min. - Why is the Night Watch actually so famous?