Woman Found Priceless Painting In Her Own Kitchen

Cenni di Pepo

Can you imagine owning a multi-million dollar treasure in your home without even knowing that?
Well, that luck, or an accident, an older woman had. An unnamed lady from France had a rare Renaissance painting in her possession, more than seven hundred years old. Hanged neatly in the hallway leading to her kitchen, the painting was almost revealed, when a woman asked the auctioneer to inspect her house before she would move out.

Cenni di Pepo

To her surprise, the painting, which was almost torn and covered with dust, was actually the work of Cenni di Pepo, also known as Cimabue – a thirteenth-century Florentine painter known as Giotto’s mentor.
The painting is the work of a larger piece of art, that is, a companion piece from the Frick collection. The exciting masterpiece measures 8 x 10 inches, and is in very good condition, despite the fact that nobody cared for or maintained it.
The painting will go on sale next week, and is believed to reach between $4.4 million and $6.6 million.

Cenni di Pepo

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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