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Rembrandt

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Discoveries

A real Rembrandt? Study shows painting banished to storeroom is either by his studio or the master himself

A recent examination of the wood panel reveals that it is from the same Baltic oak tree as the panel of an authenticated work by the Dutch artist

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Museums & Heritage

Decolonising museums: the new network opening up the diversity debate in the Netherlands

Cultural institutions from Amsterdam to Utrecht will work together to advance diversity and inclusion in programming, audiences and staff

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London Art Week

From a £16m Rembrandt to a £3,000 dolphin, London Art Week for every (ok, some) budgets

Highlights from the online version of the “pre-contemporary art” event for galleries and auction houses which launches today and runs until 10 July

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Commercial galleries

As galleries begin to re-open, dealerships that survived the Spanish Flu reflect on art sales in the age of pandemics

While some cultivated key clients like the Kennedys and Fords, others relied on close communication even under socially distanced circumstances

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Art's Most Popular 2020

Here are the most visited Old Master exhibitions of 2019

The hype surrounding major anniversary celebrations saw big turnouts for Bruegel, Leonardo and Rembrandt

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Exhibitions

Old Masters, new tricks: Chatsworth House drawings are off to Sheffield

Almost 60 works by artists including Rembrandt, Annibale Carracci and Sebastiano del Piombo will go on show at the Millennium Gallery

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Art market

Dutch dealer promises new Rembrandt discoveries in five-volume publication

Part one focused on early years of Old Master's career will be published in 18 months

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Art theft

Rembrandt paintings targeted by thieves at Dulwich Picture Gallery belonged to Louvre and National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

Attempted robbery was thwarted by police

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Crime

Attempted robbery of Rembrandt paintings at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Theft of two paintings was thwarted thanks to gallery's security staff and systems

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Auctions

A portrait of Rembrandt sold for more than 30 times its estimate—could it be by the Dutch master himself?

High price for painting at Christie’s in New York last week is prompting speculation but expert says his money is on Isaac de Jouderville

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Agnes Denes: environmental art pioneer. Plus, Rembrandt-Velázquez and De Hooch

We speak to the artist behind the extraordinary Wheatfield work and visit two new shows in the Netherlands. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Exhibitions

Rembrandt-Velázquez: a match made in curatorial heaven

Exhibition at the Rijksmuseum reveals both artists as masters of psychology and technique

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Exhibitions

Hollywood director lights up Rembrandt show at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Cinematographer Peter Suschitzky brings a film-industry sensibility to the south London show

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Exhibitions

Seven must-see shows during Frieze week

From Kara Walker's monumental Tate fountain to an immersive installation of animal sounds

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Discoveries

'True Rembrandt relic' discovered in cesspit below artist's house

Clay pot used by Old Master to paint is now on show in Amsterdam's Rembrandt House Museum

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Museums & Heritage

A mystery for the ages: the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist

The world’s greatest unsolved art theft continues to obsess—and stump—investigators

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Rembrandt

Louvre bids to buy Rembrandt masterpiece from Rothschild collection in France

The state has deferred the painting's export licence giving the museum 30 months to find the funds

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The Netherlands

Golden Age day trips from Tefaf Maastricht: our pick of must-see shows

The 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt this year has prompted a glut of exhibitions devoted to the Dutch artist and his peers

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Rembrandt

English Heritage lends its Rembrandt self-portrait to Gagosian gallery in exchange for support

Self-portrait with Two Circles at Kenwood House is the charity’s greatest painting, along with a Vermeer

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Rembrandt special: the complete artist

As shows marking the 350th anniversary of the Old Master's death open, we look at his masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum, Dulwich Picture Gallery and the British Museum. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Rembrandt

Paper trail: how watermarks illuminate Rembrandt's creative process

By analysing and categorising watermarks, a new online tool will allow researchers to connect prints to specific batches of paper

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Rembrandt

Lucian Freud’s Rembrandt project that never was

The late artist wanted to use a work by the Dutch master as inspiration for one of his final paintings

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Rembrandt

Trimmed, splashed and slashed: the anatomy of Rembrandt's The Night Watch

As the Rijksmuseum prepares to restore the Dutch master’s most-celebrated painting in full view of the public, we look at its chequered conservation history

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Rijksmuseum

Interview: the Rijksmuseum's Taco Dibbits on Rembrandt's pulling power

We speak to the general director of the Dutch museum ahead of its exhibition on "all" of the works by the master in its collection

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Exhibitions

15 must-see Rembrandt shows during the 350th anniversary of his death

Two exhibitions to be held at the Rijksmuseum this year will provide a cohesive overview of Rembrandt’s life and work

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Rembrandt

The year of Rembrandt with Simon Schama

The art historian gives a personal view of Rembrandt's extraordinary achievements as the world celebrates the 350th anniversary of the Dutch master’s death

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The Year Ahead 2019

Which exhibitions will be the blockbusters of 2019?

Major Leonardo and Rembrandt anniversaries mean a wealth of shows focusing on the Old Masters, but Tintoretto, the Bauhaus or Bill Viola could be dark horses

In association withQatar Museums

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Exhibitions

Rembrandt the master printmaker—and shrewd market manipulator

Denver Art Museum's exhibition of the Old Master's prints looks at how he “intentionally made rarities” for his collectors

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Attribution

Leiden Collection shows off two ‘new’ Rembrandts in Amsterdam

Rediscovered portraits are due to travel to Louvre Abu Dhabi in early 2019

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Art market

Drawings week hits Paris

The 27th edition of Salon du Dessin at Palais Brongniart assembles 39 dealers from Europe and the US

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San Francisco

How printmaking made Rembrandt an international star

New technology and growing middle class consumption opened up his works and those of his contemporaries to new markets

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Christie's

Top quality old masters under the hammer next month

Rembrandt, Domenichino, Raphael and Van Dyck all on offer, but how many will remain in the UK?

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Art market

Strong demand for Old Master paintings from private collectors boosted prices in summer sales

Rediscovered Rembrandt made £6.9 million

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Rembrandt

The National Gallery of Scotland explores Rembrandt’s real women

The exhibition on the Dutch master's female subjects will then travel to the Royal Academy

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Art market

Rembrandt’s Venetian influence: Hanging around New York, a monthly guide by Brook S. Mason.

And bounty of decorative arts including Chinese porcelain and Mendini furniture

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Art market

Rembrandt will ride again as reprinting is planned from his original plates

A Californian company prepares to sell etchings reprinted from the seventeenth-century plates

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Art market

Test your market savvy at the Courtauld's "The value of art"

The exhibition challenges you to decide which work of art is more valuable

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Restitution

The very comical tragedy of the Schloss collection's “Rembrandt”

Christie’s, US Customs, a bankrupt dealer, hoards of lawyers, and much time and money played a part in this

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Art market

This book by a leading London dealer analyses the market from 1970 to the present

Christopher Wood's "The great art boom"

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Art & Technology

Rembrandt under X-ray at the British Museum

Medical technology is being utilised to obtain clear images of watermarks

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Exhibitions

Two concurrent exhibitions to open at the Museum Fredericianum

Works from the Renaissance to the Baroque can be seen alongside Andy Warhol

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Looted art

Stolichny bank buys war booty

Russian bank revealed as major investor in the art market

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Exhibitions

Warsaw borrows Stanislas’s paintings from Dulwich

“Collection for a King” opens on 5 May

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Rembrandt

X-ray techniques date Rembrandt prints precisely

“In Sotheby’s N.Y. last May 28 out of 80 prints were later impressions”

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Restitution

Hermitage to exhibit Bremen Old Master drawings

Director does not foresee restitution to Germany