Man Finds Long-Lost Willem de Kooning Painting Online for $500

artnet News | Henri Neuendorf:

A portrait bought by a Belgian couple on a second hand website for €450 ($509) has turned out to be a long lost early work by the abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning. The work by the Dutch-American master—painted in Brussels in the 1920s—could be worth up to $113,000. Art lover Jan Starckx stumbled upon the painting depicting a young child with brown hair wearing a red jacket while browsing classifieds listings online… Read more

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