Archive for September, 2015

Alexander Pechtold, leader of the Democrats 66 party.

French enter the fight for the Rothschild Rembrandts

Sep 27th, 2015 | By

Rather late in the day, and spurred on by the interest of the Dutch government, the French government has finally woken up to the importance of the pair of Rembrandts belonging to Eric de Rothschild that are currently on the market. As reported here, in a previous post, the portraits are of Marten Soolmans and
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Rembrandt's Portrait of Marten Soolmans, 1634

Rembrandt masterpieces may be heading back to Holland

Sep 24th, 2015 | By

Lately the art market has received flak from all sides and one interesting piece of news amidst all the negative press is that the Dutch government have announced they are having a serious crack at securing the return to Holland of the magnificent pair of Rembrandt portraits that belong to Eric de Rothschild. Last week
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