"Still life with meadow flowers and roses" by Vincent van Gogh. AP Photo/Kroeller Mueller Museum.
By: Mike Corder, Associated Press
THE HAGUE (AP).- It was, it wasn't, it is: A still life once thought to be by Vincent van Gogh but later downgraded to being the work of an anonymous artist is indeed by the tormented Dutch impressionist himself, researchers announced Tuesday. The process leading to the confirmation of the painting's authenticity reads like a cold case detective story. A new X-ray technique helped experts re-examine what they already knew about "Still life with meadow flowers and roses" and draw on a growing pool of scholarly Van Gogh research. A detailed X-ray of an underlying painting of two wrestlers and knowledge of the painter's period at a Belgian art academy led a team of researchers to conclude that the painting really is by Van Gogh. The painting is owned by the Kroeller-Mueller Museum in the central ... More
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Kroeller-Mueller Museum confirms through new X-Ray technique that still life is by Vincent van Gogh
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