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Seeing double: nearly identical Van Dyck paintings and a pair of Rembrandt’s finger prints

Sotheby’s and Christie’s each started December off with a painting by Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641) hitting the auction block on consecutive nights. The Flemish painter is one of the most important 17th-century artists and his depictions of the court of Charles I always catch the eye. So, when Sotheby’s announced that a painting of Charles […]