X-ray reveals hidden artwork behind Picasso painting

Do we strip off the Picasso paint and keep what’s underneath?

Naturally, the crucial consideration is, which would be worth more? I’ve done a quick poll.

Poll results:

  • 20% – Strip it down because then it would be “the painting that got stripped of its precious Picasso painting just for this trash,” which would be worth a lot.
  • 31% – Keep the Picasso because then people would always be asking you to strip it down so they could see what’s underneath and it would be worth more that way.
  • 15% – Strip it half down, so people could see some of both paintings and then say that their five-year-old could do better than either.
  • 34% – Just don’t give a damn

5 Responses

  1. I’m a painter and, though, granted, I don’t know much about the value of art, from an artist’s perspective, I believe it would be worth more if you kept it in its original condition.

    My thinking is “are you sure you could reveal the painting underneath or would you actually destroy half or more of it trying to strip away the old one?” Just a minor issue…

  2. Besides, chances are, there is a reason the artist painted over it.

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