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1980s Beau Casts Doubt on 'Flea Market' Renoir Story

He, 2 other witnesses place 2009 'find' in family's home decades ago

(Newser) - The case of the Renoir supposedly purchased at a flea market for $7 in 2009 continues to unspool dramatically: Now the Washington Post finds three witnesses who say On the Shore of the Seine hung in Marcia Fouquet's Virginia home in the 1980s and 1990s. That would seem to... More »

Inside the Battle Over a $7 Renoir

'Renoir Girl' looks to be far more than a lucky thrift shopper

(Newser) - The anonymous Virginia woman who scored a Renoir painting for $7 at a flea market last year has outed herself in an attempt to reclaim ownership of the piece, after it was discovered to have been stolen from a Baltimore museum in 1951 and was thus seized by the FBI.... More »

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