Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Van Gogh landscape to be shown for first time in 100 years

A landscape by Vincent van Gogh is to be exhibited for the first time in more than 100 years following the discovery of crucial evidence that firmly traces back its history directly to the artist.
The significance of two handwritten numbers scribbled almost imperceptibly on the back had been overlooked until now. They have been found to correspond precisely with those on two separate lists of Van Gogh’s works drawn up by Johanna, wife of the artist’s brother, Theo.
Experts expect Le Moulin d’Alphonse to fetch around $10m. More at: Guardian News