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Van Gogh Self-Portrait Found Hidden Behind Another Painting

At a glance

  • Vincent van Gogh, destitute throughout his life, often reused canvases for new paintings.
  • Now, a previously unknown self-portrait has been discovered behind another of the artist’s paintings.
  • The self-portrait was found on the back of Van Gogh’s “Head of a Peasant Woman” with an X-ray of the canvas.



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