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Found painting in the British version, Between Art and Kitsch to 3.5 tons worth

Found painting in the British version, Between Art and Kitsch to 3.5 tons worth

The presumed lost painting by the Dutch-British painter Lawrence Alma-Tadema is 230,000 to 346.000 euros worth. The painting appeared in the BBC tv programme Antiques Roadshow, a sort of British-Between Art & Kitsch.

Saturday unveiled the BBC the discovery of the painting, but Sunday night was in the program the appraised value is known.

The work is added to an exhibition about the painter in the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden. The exhibition in the museum was on the schedule and so now is also the surfaced work shall be added thereto.

Successful painter

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (also known as Lourens Alma Tadema called) was in the nineteenth century, one of the most successful painters in the world. Alma-Tadema was born in Friesland and went later, live in London. A descendant took it to the filming of the BBC show.

The painting shows engraver Leopold Löwenstam, at that time a good friend of Alma-Tadema. It is for the last time in 1913 exhibited.

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