Antiques Roadshow expert stunned as piece of art uncovered as fake but fetches huge sum

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW expert Alexandra Gill knew the painting she looked at was a fake, almost immediately. But that didn't stop her from uncovering its value.

Alexandra Gill was on hand to take a closer look at a painting which had been brooch to Antiques Roadshow for valuation. The lady who owned the piece of art knew little about its authenticity, but the expert dealt a crushing blow when she revealed it was a fake Sir Thomas Lawrence watercolour portrait. However, she did give a price of what it could achieve should it go to auction and the owner was quite surprised

“What can you tell us about this very elegant lady?”...
source: Express

2020-10-02 00:47
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