British Gallery Displays Botched Works Of Art
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
The National Gallery in London is showing off some of its biggest mistakes. It has a new show that spotlights the work of its science lab, and what that lab has discovered, over the decades, about paintings thought to be masterpieces. Using X-rays, infrared photos and other techniques, the lab has unmasked fake Rembrandts and Botticellis. Scientists also peeked beneath the portrait of a demure young Victorian and found another painting of a 16th century wench.
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