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A Dutch Teenage Painter’s Multi-Million-Dollar Masterpiece Was Hidden in Plain Sight | Smart News

[ad_1] The restored still life was painted by a 17-year-old artist known for his careful renderings of everyday objects. Courtesy of National Trust of Australia (NSW) A painting depicting a half-eaten pie and nuts gathered dust in an Australian school for around 150 years. Today, researchers have discovered that it may be worth millions. Painted …

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What Secrets Lie Beneath the Surface of Picasso’s Blue Period Paintings? | Smart News

[ad_1] Jane Recker Daily Correspondent Over the past two decades, researchers have discovered hidden underpaintings in multiple works from Pablo Picasso’s Blue Period. Most famously, examinations at the turn of the millennium uncovered a woman’s face under The Old Guitarist (1903–1904). More recently, conservation has revealed painted-over elements in The Blue Room (1901), Crouching Beggarwoman …

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