Rembrandt's Self-Portrait with Beret, Wide-Eyed, 1630. Photograph: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The Rijksmuseum celebrates the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age, the ninth child of a prosperous miller, with its ‘All the Rembrandts’(...)

Study of the Head of a Young Man: Rembrandt’s painting sold at Sotheby’s for £9.5 million; the estimate was £6 million. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty for Sotheby’s

He left no diaries or memoirs, and the majority of letters that exist from the Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn were those pleading for patronage. From(...)