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Sunday, December 17, 2017

An Early Willem de Kooning Painting Turns Up Online

Willem de Kooning. Willem de Kooning. Wikipedia

An early canvas by the Abstract Expressionist, Willem de Kooning, has been discovered online. The work, which depicts a young boy in a red coat, was acquired for a little over $500 by a Belgian couple who were browsing classified listings. The painting, which was created in the 1920s, is estimated to be worth around $113,000. The buyers recently had the work authenticated on the popular BBC television program, Fake or Fortune?

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