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A painting hanging on the office wall of a council office in Brussels and assumed to be a mere copy has been confirmed to be the earliest version of a Jacques Jordaens Baroque masterpiece.

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The 15th-century artwork had adorned the wall of the Town Planning and Development Counselor's office in the Saint-Gilles City Hall for about 60 years before experts began asking questions about its authenticity.

Read more on Newsweek:

https://www.newsweek.com/painting-hanging-office-identified-400-year-old-baroque-masterpiece-1553527

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