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Flea Market Renoir

The Saga Of The $7 Renoir Painting Comes To An End

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The story began with one of those improbable tales of an artistic masterpiece uncovered at a flea market. It concluded Friday...

Woman Who Says She Bought Renoir At Flea Market For $7 Challenged In Court

The Baltimore Sun | Mary Carole McCauley | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts

The question of who owns a tiny Renoir landscape of the River Seine may rest on a four-page handwritten letter penned 78 years ago by a middle-aged wo...

'Renoir Girl' Mystery Gets Even Stranger

Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

Last month suspicion was cast upon the widely celebrated story of the "flea market Renoir" when the Washington Post reported on the identity of the fi...

'Renoir Girl' Unmasked!

Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts

It's not every day a former gym teacher refuses to reveal her identity to the press. But then again, it's not every day someone unknowingly purchases ...

The Long-Lost Masterpieces Of 2012

Posted 12.30.2012 | Arts

What's the best deal you got this year? Whatever it was, your score probably doesn't compare to paying $7 for an original landscape by Pierre August R...

Masterpiece Found In Spare Room In Scotland

Posted 10.13.2012 | Arts

Sometimes you just don't like a painting, no matter how "great" it is. It just isn't doing it for you. That's how one Scottish woman felt in the early...

$7 Renoir: Stolen?

Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

In 2010 a Shenandoah Valley resident unknowingly bought Pierre-August Renoir's “Paysage Bords de Seine” at a flea market, for the bargain bin pri...

Yer Cheatin' Art: An Art Forger Tells All (Part I)

Janice Harper | Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts
Janice Harper

For all the forgers' mastery of art, there remains the troubling issue of morality. What does it mean to turn such a phenomenal skill toward criminal ends? And just how criminal is it, really?

Mallika Rao

This $7 Flea Market Find May Be A Renoir

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

A woman who bought a $7 box lot at a flea market may have unwittingly scored an original painting by Pierre-August Renoir. An auction house believes t...