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Monday, 13 August 2012 17:58

A Potential Van Gogh Hinges on a Single Hair

Still Life with Peonies Still Life with Peonies The Telegraph

In a bid to settle one of the mysteries of the art world, the three inch long, red hair was lifted from "Still Life with Peonies" and DNA samples taken from it will be compared with those from Van Gogh's living relatives.

If confirmed a Van Gogh, the painting could fetch a value of £39 million and make Cologne art collector Markus Roubrocks, its owner, a multi millionaire.

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