Visualizing Rembrandt

An Artist’s Data Visualization
  • Tamara Pinos Cisneros
  • Andrés Pardo Rodríguez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 124)


Visualizing Rembrandt is a web application that helps users to view connections between Rembrandt and other artists with whom he had a professional relationship. These connections can be made by choosing from different criteria: teachers, pupils, influenced by, influenced on, human figure, landscape, drawing and paintings. The data for this project was provided by the RKD (Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie) and an application built with Java and Javascript was used for its display. This application is an innovative tool that is helpful to display museums data in an efficient fashion, which can be a good support for visualizing and connecting data in museums and exhibitions (and can be used with different artists data).


Rembrandt data visualization art museum 


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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tamara Pinos Cisneros
    • 1
  • Andrés Pardo Rodríguez
    • 1
  1. 1.LIACSLeiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands

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