Friday, January 7, 2011

When Overlooked Art Turns Celebrity

“The Wine of St. Martin’s Day,” once unappreciated in a dark corridor, is now attributedto Pieter Bruegel the Elder and is being restored by the Prado.

From the New York Times

MADRID — The painting was beautiful, just not admired. Then suddenly, after more than four centuries, it was. It acquired a pedigree. The art hadn’t changed, but its stature had.

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