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Lines of Art Blur Between Rembrandt and his Pupils at Exhibition

LOS ANGELES, CA (AP).- Before he died 340 years ago, Rembrandt van Rijn lost his house, studio and most of his money. He even sold his wife’s grave to pay bills. Since then, he’s also been stripped of credit given to him for hundreds of drawings and paintings. Experts say many works, once believed to be Rembrandt’s, were done by students who would sit at his side, use the same model and come up with similar drawings or paintings. At one time, Rembrandt was credited with 611 paintings. In the 1930s, scholars said only about half were his. Now comes a study of about a thousand ink