[citation needed]. De Rijk, who suffered from mental illness, claimed he "did it for the Lord" and that he "was ordered to do it. A 17th-century copy of the painting by Gerrit Lundens (1622–1683) at the National Gallery, London, shows the original composition.[5]. For much of its existence, the painting was coated with a dark varnish which gave the incorrect impression that it depicted a night scene, leading to the name Night Watch. Rembrandt van Rijn - Rembrandt van Rijn - Night Watch: The artist with whom Rembrandt was most preoccupied during the second half of the 1630s was Leonardo da Vinci, and in particular his Last Supper (1495–98), which Rembrandt knew from a reproduction print. The Pulse: Dan and Titus. While Zabulon's plans seem compromised, and Egor considering his choice for Light, in a last shot, Alisa uses her agreement with Anton to make him tell Egor everything. The painting has inspired many artistic works in music, writing, sculpture, and film. Kizomba dance - Help me make it through the night Kizomba Dance CompilationsThanks for watching!Please Subscribe, Like, Comment and Share The painting was completed in 1642, at the peak of the Dutch Golden Age. The painting is famous for three things: its colossal size (363 cm × 437 cm (11.91 ft × 14.34 ft)), the dramatic use of light and shadow (tenebrism) and the perception of motion in what would have traditionally been a static military group portrait. The Nightwatch are brothers in arms, each having fallen in battle and made individual deals with Davy Jones to remain in the world of the living. Night Watch is a fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchett, the 29th book in his Discworld series, published in 2002. [citation needed]. The novel, which is told backward through third-person narrative, takes place in 1940s London during and after World War II. The new illumination uses LED lights with a color temperature of 3,200 kelvin, similar to warm-white light sources like tungsten halogen. The figures are almost life-size. Anton intervenes when Maxim tries to kill Egor, and they fight in the twilight. On 14 September 1975, the work was attacked with a bread knife by an unemployed school teacher, Wilhelmus de Rijk, resulting in several large zig-zagged slashes up to 30 cm long. The name Night Watch dates from the eighteenth century, when the painting had already darkened quite considerably. Night watch definition: a watch or guard kept at night , esp for security | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples [11] Security guards intervened, stopping the man and quickly spraying water onto the canvas. Napoleon ordered it returned, but after the occupation ended in 1813, the painting again moved to the Trippenhuis, which now housed the Dutch Academy of Sciences. Meet the cast of Nightwatch on A&E. Anton initially rejects the offer, then finds Olga in his apartment and reluctantly agrees. He then discovers that Olga can speak and is a sorceress trapped in an owl's body as a punishment. On 13 January 1911, a jobless shoemaker and former Navy chef attempted to slash the painting with a shoemaker's knife protesting his inability to find work. TV Show. This 1642 commission by members of Amsterdam’s civic guard is Rembrandt’s first and only painting of a militia group. By that time the painting had darkened considerably through the accumulation of many layers of dirt and varnish, giving the appearance that the event takes place at night. Angered, Anton leaves the roof, feeling misused. The canvas was detached from its frame and rolled around a cylinder. The First 48. The painting was removed from the Rijksmuseum in September 1939, at the onset of World War II. He finally leaves and when he comes back to his apartment, he discovers Zabulon calmly reading a newspaper and waiting for him. [6] After the end of the war, the canvas was re-mounted, restored, and returned to the Rijksmuseum. Discussions with Olga and later Gesar reveal that Svetlana in fact is to use the Chalk to rewrite a destiny. Anton goes to Egor's apartment to protect him from the vampire, then nearly loses him as Egor inadvertently slips in the Twilight for the first time. Collection. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search This wiki This wiki All wikis | Sign In Don't have an account? [8][9] However, the thick coating of varnish protected the painting from any damage at that time. It is in the collection of the Amsterdam Museum but is prominently displayed in the Rijksmuseum as the best-known painting in its collection. Anton, curious why the Dark Other had not returned from the toilet, briefly leaves Svetlana and discovers the body. Cold Case Files. 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