5) Renaissance Painting
This is one story that is hard to believe: it’s so fantastic! For many of us there isn’t a reason to snoop around in the eaves on regular basis. But, for one lucky homeowner in Toulouse, France, a foray into the attic turned into a shocking series of events that involved a potential fortune and worldwide buzz. While attempting to fix a leaky roof, the homeowner stumbled upon this 400-year-old painting that may turn out to be one of the most important art discoveries in modern history.
Though there is some contention as to the origin of the painting, some art experts believe it is the work of an extremely influential Renaissance artist. One thing is for certain: there is a lot of interest in this newly-discovered piece! It was certainly a worthwhile trip to the attic! Watch this video to learn more.