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A painting that hung on the wall of a priest's home for more than a decade after he bought it for £400 ($745) at an antiques shop has been identified as a van Dyck portrait worth a thousand times as much.
The work, previously dismissed as a copy, was valued at £400,000 ($745,000) after its owner had it evaluated on Antiques Roadshow and is the most valuable painting to be identified in the 35-…More
A painting that hung on the wall of a priest's home for more than a decade after he bought it for £400 ($745) at an antiques shop has been identified as a van Dyck portrait worth a thousand times as much.
The work, previously dismissed as a copy, was valued at £400,000 ($745,000) after its owner had it evaluated on Antiques Roadshow and is the most valuable painting to be identified in the 35-year history of the BBC television program.

Read more: www.smh.com.au/…/antiques-roadsh…