Google's doodlers don't just celebrate birthdays of a rounded significance -- such as 50 or 100.
If they feel like celebrating someone's 407th birthday, that's what they're going to do.
Monday, therefore, the hosannas were doodled for a 407-year-old man who wasn't merely a deeply talented artist, but also an early pioneer of the Facebook model.
Rembrandt van Rijn was, to many, one of the world's great painters. But what became fascinating to many scholars, as they began to study more of his work, was how many times he painted himself.
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