Dutch state acquires Rembrandt’s The Standard Bearer

The Netherlands has acquired Rembrandt’s The Standard Bearer for the national collection, spending more money than the Louvre could dream of raising to buy it from the French branch of the Rothschild family. Rembrandt painted The Standard Bearer in 1636 when he was 30 years old. It’s a self-portrait in three-quarters length, depicting the artist … Continue reading Dutch state acquires Rembrandt’s The Standard Bearer