Three New J.M.W. Turners Authenticated in Wales

(Courtesy BBC)

The BBC reports that a set of three paintings by famed landscape painter J.M.W. Turner, left to the National Museum Wales in 1951 and deemed fake shortly thereafter, were recently authenticated after a series of new forensic tests were conducted on them.

In the story a curator is quoted as marveling at the fact that the works have “gone from being worth thousands to being worth millions.” Read the whole story here.

Three New J.M.W. Turners Authenticated in Wales