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Painting Valued At $26 Turns Out To Be A Raphael Masterpiece Worth $26 Million

This article originally appeared on artnet News. A painting discovered in a stately home by the Scottish National Trust and valued at £20 ($26) is now thought to be a Madonna by Renaissance master Raphael, potentially increasing its worth to a cool £20 million ($26 million). The work, attributed to minor Renaissance artist Innocenzo Francucci da Imola, was initially spotted by Dr Bendor Grosvenor during the making of the BBC TV series “Britain’s Lost Masterpieces.
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