Hidden Van Gogh self-portrait discovered under ‘peasant woman’ painting

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Hidden Van Gogh self-portrait discovered under ‘peasant woman’ painting

Restorators at the Scottish National Gallery have recently experienced considerable surprises after taking X-rays of Vincent van Gogh’s paintings. Hidden behind the picture. “Peasant woman’s head (Opens in a new tab)Completed by Van Gogh in 1885, “was a previously unknown self-portrait of Dutch painters staring at them.

The hidden self-portrait was hidden by a layer of glue and paperboard that was attached to the back of the canvas. Museum officials suspect that the material was applied at some point in the early 20th century to protect the artwork for the upcoming exhibition. statement (Opens in a new tab)..

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