Museum Visitor ID’s Painting of Rodin Attributed as Another Sitter

June 5th, 2019

A visitor to the Lázaro Galdiano museum has helped identify a portrait of Rodin, previously attributed as an image of King Leopold II of Belgium. “I got to the last picture and thought I’d misread the caption, because I recognized who it was straight away,” says Luis Pastor, who first identified the painting.  “I love Rodin and have been to the Rodin museum in Paris a lot. I was obsessed with him as a student. I started Googling pictures of Leopold and thought ‘They do look like each other but that’s not Leopold.’”

Read more at The Guardian