Rembrandt Portrait May Raise 25 Million Pounds at Christie’s

By Scott Reyburn.  18 Sept. 2009 . Bloomberg.com

A Rembrandt portrait of an unidentified man with his hand on his hip may be the most highly estimated Old Master painting ever offered at auction when it comes up for sale in London in December.

Shining light … Rembrandt's Portrait of a Man, Half-Length, With His Arms Akimbo . Photo: Reuters

Shining light … Rembrandt's Portrait of a Man, Half-Length, With His Arms Akimbo . Photo: Reuters

The 3-foot, 6-inch-high canvas by the 17th-century Dutch master is expected to fetch between 18 million pounds ($29.7 million) and 25 million pounds at Christie’s International’s Dec. 8 sale of Old Masters and 19th-century art, the London-based auction house said today in an e-mailed statement. Read the rest of the story.

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