Painting Thought to be ‘Worthless’ Sells for Millions

Painting Thought to be ‘Worthless’ Sells for Millions

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Aivazovsky painting that fetched $1.4mil at auctionA man in Sweden was downsizing. There was no room in his new place for the large canvas that had hung on his wall for over a decade, so he included it in the boxes set for an auction house.

He had no idea that the painting his wife left him when she passed away in 2002 was a Russian masterpiece by Ivan Aivazovsky painted in 1858. The “worthless” painting was priceless and sold for $1.4 million.

(READ the story in Yahoo News)

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