TIL a painting by Van Dyck was bought for just £400 in an antiques shop in Cheshire. After the owner took the painting, thought to be merely a copy, to the BBC show Antiques Roadshow, it was found to be an original by Van Dyck, and valued between £300,000 and £400,000.

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TIL a painting by Van Dyck was bought for just £400 in an antiques shop in Cheshire. After the owner took the painting, thought to be merely a copy, to the BBC show Antiques Roadshow, it was found to be an original by Van Dyck, and valued between £300,000 and £400,000. submitted by /u/DerVampyrRusticana
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