The Rothschild Metsu is an extraordinary work of art. While the front of the canvas is an exquisite example of Metsu’s œuvre at the height of his powers, the back of the work bears mute witness to one of the most extraordinary periods of recent history. Ahead of the Master Paintings sale where the Rothschild Metsu will be on offer, click ahead to discover how the back of the painting reveals its triumphant journey to restitution.
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