New Rubens painting discovered in Russia

November 19th, 2012

Rubens Mary Magdelene with her Sister Martha photo AFP/Getty ImagesA painting that was previously believed to be a copy of a work by Peter Paul Rubens is now being considered an original. Mary Magdalene in mourning with her sister Martha has been restored, revealing new imagery. The head paintings conservator from the Hermitage museum in Saint Petersburg, Viktor Korobov, has examined the piece and believes it to be authentic. The work was discovered in Irbit, a small town near Yekaterinburg, Russia.Read the story via The Telegraph