Earliest Known Rembrandt Returns to Leiden

De Brillenverkoper, by Rembrandt van Rijn, Likely Painted in 1623–1624, Leiden

From  Netherlands Radio Worldwide, there is this exciting news:


Clip from the Netherlands Worldwide Radio Article:

Rembrandt’s earliest-known painting has been jointly acquired by Museum de Lakenhal and the municipality of Leiden, where the Dutch master was born and began his career. It is the first time that the town has owned a painting by Rembrandt (1606-1669).