Discover Rembrandt’s Unceasing Journey of Self-Depiction

London 28th July 2020

No artist’s face is so instantly recognisable as that of Rembrandt. In this video, discover the artist’s enduring captivation with his own image and his unique mastery of self-examination. Painted in 1632, ‘Self-Portrait, Wearing a Ruff and Black Hat’, shows a 26-year old Rembrandt with his sights firmly set on conquering the Amsterdam art scene. One of the last self-portraits by Rembrandt left in private hands, it is the highlight of our pioneering cross-category evening sale ‘Rembrandt to Richter’ (28 July | London), in which an exceptional collection of Old Master paintings will be offered alongside Impressionist & Modern, Modern British and Contemporary works. Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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