A forgotten Rembrandt painting masterpiece that hasn’t seen in public in last four decades was sold for $36 million at Christie’s auction house. That was also the most expensive Rembrandt painting ever sold, previous one was sold for £200.000.
The painting, portrait of a man, was sold to anonymous client over phone.
Christie’s said that the painting brought the fourth-highest price for an Old Master painting at auction.
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.
His contributions to art came in a period that historians call the Dutch Golden Age.