Experts Peeled The Varnish Off This Knockoff Painting – And Found A Stunning Secret Underneath

The 17th-century painting is incredibly precious, so the art conservators peel away layers of varnish from its surface with great caution. This artwork, Portrait of a Young Woman, is a beautiful example of the studio of Rembrandt – although it isn’t thought to have been created by the master himself. But as the conservators continue their meticulous cleaning, they discover something completely astonishing. And what they find is almost enough to turn art history on its head.