Dutch Golden Age painters

Rare Old Masters sold at auctions 

The sale at auction of old masterpieces is extremely rare, with most such works already held by museums or public collections.Of 311 pieces ever to have surpassed the $30 million mark at auction, only 13 were by Old Masters, the leading painters in Europe before 1800. These include paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt and Vermeer.