Description of the artwork «Portrait of a man in Oriental dress»
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How to sell a painting: 6 advertising gimmicks and techniques of famous artists
The myth of the impoverished and unrecognized artist whose works become popular only after their creator's death, is one of the most unfounded, yet firmly rooted in the minds of art lovers. Attempts to get a good deal are still considered a low and disgraceful thing. Arthive is about to prove that famous artists not only sought to sell their works at a high price, but also often achieved great…
Rembrandt the collector: a rich man, a beggar, a weirdo
In the summer of 1638, Rembrandt and the van Loo family filed counterclaims against each other. The Van Loo, distant relatives of Rembrandt's wife, accused the artist and Saskia of exorbitant waste. All Amsterdam knew this, eventually the rumors reached Friesland, where Saskia's relatives lived: the artist was a regular at art rarities and antiques auctions. Like a madman, he bought masterpieces…