A Painting underneath a Painting underneath a Painting...

January 20 2022

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Picture: Sworders

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

I imagined that some readers might find this curious painting amusing. The following oil on canvas catalogued as 'English School, 18th Century - Still life of fruit in a landscape with two different portraits beneath' is coming up for sale at the auction house Sworders in February.

I wonder what the conservator was thinking when all of those different levels of paint began to emerge...

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