Beloveds Reunite, Patient Recovers: the Story of Three Paintings by Rembrandt

On 10 March 2016, the French President M François Hollande was surrounded by Dutch Royalty and dignitaries at the Louvre. Around the President were King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. The reason for their presence at the Louvre? The display of two paintings by Rembrandt, a portrait of Maerten Soolmans and that of his wife Oopjen Coppit. Rembrandt’s Eyes The first of these was acquired by the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (which...

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