Rembrandt painting featuring artist’s ‘fingerprints’ to go on sale in London

Mark Brown: The Guardian

Two fingerprints almost certainly belonging to Rembrandt have been discovered on a small painting portraying Jesus, which is to be auctioned in London next month.

The artwork, called Study of the Head and Clasped Hands of a Young Man as Christ in Prayer, a rapidly painted oil sketch on an oak panel, is coming to the market for the first time in 60 years and is estimated to fetch about £6m. …Read More

Pictured: A detail from Rembrandt’s rapidly painted Study of the Head and Clasped Hands of a Young Man as Christ in Prayer. Photograph: Sotheby’s London/PA

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