Readers have likely drawn pictures of themselves and their friends. If so, they've drawn self-portraits and portraits. Rembrandt was a Dutch painter and etcher famous for his dramatic portraits and self-portraits. Readers learn about the history of Rembrandt's storied artistic career as they view images of some of his most famous works. Sidebars accompany informative text, enlightening readers about not only Rembrandt's life but also various artistic techniques. How does an etching differ from a painting? the answer is waiting for readers to discover!