Search form

Last updated: 17 min 30 sec ago

You are here

Videos

Art 'detectives' probe what lies beneath a Fragonard

For decades, she was thought to have started out as a man. But a sketch uncovered at an obscure Parisian auction in 2012 triggered groundbreaking research that revealed the original painting beneath Jean-Honore Fragonard's "Young Girl Reading" to be a woman gazing outward. (AFP Video)

MORE FROM VIDEOS