Many people are wondering what makes Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch” so famous? As of today, it is one of the most recognizable artworks ever created. What is the secret of its popularity? First, this painting is really huge (11.91 ft × 14.34 ft). Second, the Dutch Golden Age painter rather successfully used tenebrism and created a vivid contrast between light and dark. Last but not least, Rembrandt’s artwork is natural in a sense that every its character is not standing idle like a mannequin. And what do you know about the painting?
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