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Night Watch

The Dutch artist Rembrandt painted The Night Watch in 1642.  It depicts a local militia, and it is now located in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  It is considered to be one of the world’s finest group portraits.      


LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Terms

  • Night Watch (Subject)
  • Rembrandt (Subject)

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • N6953 .R4
  • ND653 .R4

Circulating Books and Resources – A Selected List

  • Baudiquey, Paul. Life and Work of Rembrandt. 1984b.

                        Call Number: N6953 .R4 B28 1984b

  • Candlish, Louise (Ed.). Art Book: Rembrandt. 1999.

                         Call Number: ND653 .R4 A4 1999

  • Davies, Russell (Writer). The Night Watch (Electronic Resource). 2004.

                        Call Number: Electronic Video

  • Kitson, Michael. Rembrandt. 1992.

                        Call Number: ND653 .R4 K55 1992

  • Schwartz, Gary. Rembrandt: His Life, His Paintings. 1991.

                          Call Number: ND653 .R4 S3813 1991

  • Wetering, Ernst  van de. Rembrandt: The Painter at Work. 2000b.

                          Call Number: ND653 .R4 W42 2000b

Reference Materials

  • The Book of Art: Flemish and Dutch Art (Revised Edition). 1997.  

                        Call Number: REF N31 .B6 1997                              

o   Vol. 3, pgs. 94-95

  • Encyclopedia of Artists. 2000.

                       Call Number: REF N31 .E53 2000 

o     Vol. 4, pgs. 88-89

  • Great Artists of the Western World: The Old Masters. 1987.

                          Call Number: REF N40 .G77 1987

o   Vol. 3, pgs. 88-89

  • Janson’s History of Art: The Western Tradition (Seventh Edition). 2007.

                           Call Number: REF N5300 .J3 2007

o   Pgs. 717-718

Research  Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Art Full Text
  • Oxford Art Online

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, VCC East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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Last Revised on May 4, 2010

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