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'Madame de Florian' the hidden Boldini! Boldini painted in 1898 when Miss de Florian was 24. At auction, it sold for for €2.1 million. The rest of the interesting story: http://thefrenchsampler.blogspot.com/2010/11/secret-boldini.html

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urban archaeology: sleeping beauty’s paris apartment discovered

Sleeping Beauty's apartment discovered

The Mouth of a Cave Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris) Date: 1784 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 68 3/4 x 31 1/4 in. (174.6 x 79.4 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.25 This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 524