Steve Wynn is rumored to be the new owner of the $33.2million Rembrandt portrait


When you own a casino, your favorite thing in the world, obviously is money right? Well not quite true always. After the not-so-famous of incident in 2006 where he put his elbow through Picasso’s 1932 Le Rêve, famous Casino owner Stephen A. Wynn has secretly pursued another piece of art, this time he’s set his eyes on a Rembrandt classic. After buying a self portrait of the same artist for $11.3 million in 2003 from Sotheby’s London, Wynn reportedly has placed a bid via his telephone bathroom for Rembrandt’s “Portrait of a Man, Half-Length, With His Arms Akimbo” (1658), which Christie’s sold for a whopping $33.2 million in early December this year.
[Artinfo]