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Van Gogh Museum director Axel Rueger, left, and senior researcher Louis van Tilborgh, unveil “Sunset at Montmajour” during a press conference Monday at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The museum has identified the long-lost painting which was painted by Van Gogh in 1888.

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Long-lost painting by Van Gogh is identified

A painting that sat for six decades in a Norwegian industrialist’s attic after he was told it was a fake Van Gogh was pronounced the real thing Monday, making it the first full-size canvas by the tortured Dutch artist to be discovered since 1928.


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