The authenticity of the work became a topic of discussion among experts after an article in an international art publication in 1970 said the colour palette and use of a palette knife differed too much from other self-portraits. Photo: AP The authenticity of the work became a topic of discussion among experts after an article in an international art publication in 1970 said the colour palette and use of a palette knife differed too much from other self-portraits. Photo: AP
The authenticity of the work became a topic of discussion among experts after an article in an international art publication in 1970 said the colour palette and use of a palette knife differed too much from other self-portraits. Photo: AP
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Van Gogh self-portrait declared genuine after decades of doubt

  • Authenticity of ‘Self Portrait’ was questioned in 1970 because the colour palette differed too much from other works by famed artist
  • It was the only known work by van Gogh painted during a psychotic episode in the summer of 1889

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The authenticity of the work became a topic of discussion among experts after an article in an international art publication in 1970 said the colour palette and use of a palette knife differed too much from other self-portraits. Photo: AP The authenticity of the work became a topic of discussion among experts after an article in an international art publication in 1970 said the colour palette and use of a palette knife differed too much from other self-portraits. Photo: AP
The authenticity of the work became a topic of discussion among experts after an article in an international art publication in 1970 said the colour palette and use of a palette knife differed too much from other self-portraits. Photo: AP
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