Painting Worth More Than A Quarter Million Dollars Lost At Airport, Found In Dumpster A French businessman accidentally left a precious Yves Tanguy painting at the airport. The police helped track the painting down to a recycling dumpster.

Painting Worth More Than A Quarter Million Dollars Lost At Airport, Found In Dumpster

Painting Worth More Than A Quarter Million Dollars Lost At Airport, Found In Dumpster

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A French businessman accidentally left a precious Yves Tanguy painting at the airport. The police helped track the painting down to a recycling dumpster.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. A painting by the surrealist artist Yves Tanguy is worth more than a quarter of a million dollars. It was seen recently not in a museum, but in a recycling dumpster. A French businessman accidentally left the painting at an airport before he boarded a flight. Once he landed, he realized his mistake, so his nephew went to find it. And along with the police, they tracked the painting down. It's MORNING EDITION.

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