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The medieval masterpiece which hung for years in a French kitchen

A presumed lost painting by the Italian painter Cimabue to the thirteenth century have been found in the kitchen of a French citizen, reports news agency AP on Tuesday. The painting is estimated to be between 4 and 6 million dollars.

It’s going to be a small painting from 20.3 to 28,5 inches, with the title of The mockery of jesus Christ. The painting is part of a series that the Florentine painter, Cimabue, in the year 1280 model.

Other paintings from the series hang in the National Gallery in London, and is part of the Frick Collection in New York city.

The woman thought it was simply a question of a religious picture, and went and hung the painting at the top of her gas stove. One note: if you have noticed the painting when he got a glance at her house on Occasion, a small village just on the outskirts of Paris.

The painting will be on the 27th of October, will be auctioned in Paris, france.

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