It reads like a mystery novel.
“The art experts climbed four flights of stairs in a dingy block of flats in the north-west of Spain, with dwindling hopes.”
When they met the old man who had responded to the Christie’s ad, “He went off to hunt in a cupboard in another room, and fetch the proverbial brown envelope – and out of it came this wonderful thing.”
It was an original painting by El Greco!
Read the story and see the painting here.
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