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Perhaps you know the jubilant feeling that comes from finding loose change under a couch cushion.

City officials in Boise, Idaho, recently made an unexpected discovery that was much more significant, unearthing thousands of dollars’ worth of drawings by a well-known artist hidden in the walls of his own home. They stumbled across 11 never-before-seen works by James Castle, a prolific figure best known for his creative use of soot, spit and other everyday materials to create a wide range of sophisticated landscapes and portraits.

To read more on the New York Times:

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