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STAGE TUBE: Missing Renoir Painting Subject of Legal Dispute - Trash or Treasure?

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STAGE TUBE: Missing Renoir Painting Subject of Legal Dispute - Trash or Treasure?

A tiny one-of-a-kind Renoir painting is the subject of a legal dispute between an art museum and a woman who says she bought it at a flea market for $7.

The work is an 1879 landscape titled "Paysage Bords de Seine."

According to court papers, the Baltimore Museum of Art says the painting was stolen in 1951. However, Martha Fuqua says she purchased the painting at a flea market in 2009 for just $7.

Court resumes next week. Check out the video by ABC news below!

A spokeswoman told ABC News, "The Baltimore Museum of Art is hopeful that it will soon be able to welcome home the Renoir painting that was stolen from its gallery walls more than 60 years ago. This would be a wonderful way to celebrate the BMA's 100th anniversary and the legacy of donor Saidie May,"

STAGE TUBE: Missing Renoir Painting Subject of Legal Dispute - Trash or Treasure?


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