Grasshopper Found Embedded in van Gogh Painting

November 13th, 2017

Van Gogh Olive Trees, via GuardianResearchers at Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum have discovered a dead grasshopper embedded in the paint of van Gogh’s Olive Trees. “What’s fun is we can come up with all these scenarios for how the insect landed in the paint,” says paintings conservator Mary Schafer.

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