Why Doesn't Anything Like This Ever Happen To Me?

Imagine you’re cleaning the attic and you run across a painting and think, “Hey, that’s a pretty picture. Wonder if it’s worth anything?”

…..and the you find out IT’S AN ORIGINAL VAN GOGH!!

Turns out this painting, “Sunset at Montmajour” had originally been owned by Van Gogh’s brother, sold to an art dealer, and then ended up in the hands of a Norwegian collector, who was told it was a fake. The collector shoved the painting up in the attic, where it sat until the current owners purchased it and found out it was real.


Officials wouldn’t assign a value, but a Van Gogh  painted the same year sold for $40 million in 1987.

About The Author


Brittany Gray, better known these days as Link’s Mom, is really great at watching TV. She also enjoys buying more books than she will ever have time to read and more shoes than she will ever have occasion to wear. Her mornings are spent as the Host of the Q Wake-Up Crew and Operations Manager of QMIX 107.3. Her afternoons are spent puréeing baby food and washing cloth diapers. Who says we can’t have it all?

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