Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Amateur art buff finds £35 million head of Courbet masterpiece - Telegraph August 20, 2013 at 06:23PM

“(The Origin of the World) loses that kind of marvellous mystery and symbolism from the moment you stick a head on it – that’s why Courbet took it off,” he said.

via Facebook An amateur art buff has discovered what is claimed to be the previously unknown "head" of Gustave Courbet's most notorious work, The Origin of the World and has been told it is worth an estimated £35 million.

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