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Renoir Girl

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...

'Renoir Girl' Now Under Fire From Baltimore Museum

The Washington Post | Ovetta Wiggins  | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
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In federal court papers filed Tuesday, the Baltimore Museum of Art fought back against claims brought by a Loudoun County driving instructor that she ...

The Art World's Worst Moments Of 2013

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

We get it, art world. Everyone makes mistakes. But how are we ever expected to learn from those mistakes if they're not first revisited and gawked at ...

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...

Suspicious 'Renoir Girl' Story Gets Stranger

The Washington Post | Spencer S. Hsu  | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
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Robert Musser was living at Marcia Fouquet's Fairfax County home in the early 1980s when, he said, he noticed a tiny painting with an ornate gold fram...

'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 Week In Arts & Culture

Posted 09.30.2012 | Arts

This week things got hot and heavy on the Arts & Culture page as people were peeved about "Piss Christ," perfected their Psy pony dance and learned th...

$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...