A painting hanging in a British stately home has been confirmed as a self-portrait by Rembrandt worth tens of millions of dollars, the National Trust heritage body announced on Friday.
Picture released by the National Trust on March 18, 2013 shows (L-R) conservation assistant Cirsty Jones and house steward Patricia Burtnyk with a recently discovered early self-portrait of the Dutch artist Rembrandt at the National Trust property of Buckland Abbey in Devon, southwest England. The painting has been confirmed as a self-portrait by Rembrandt worth tens of millions of dollars.
The picture, which has been at Buckland Abbey in Devon, southwest England, since it was donated to the trust in 2010, was thought for decades to be a portrait by one of the Dutch Master's pupils.
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