(AP) — The Van Gogh Museum says it has identified a long-lost Vincent Van Gogh
painting that spent years in a Norwegian attic believed to be by another painter.
It is the first full-size canvas by the Dutch master discovered since 1928.
at Montmajour" depicts trees, bushes and sky, painted with Van Gogh's
familiar thick brush strokes. It can be dated to the exact day it was painted
because Vincent described it in a letter to his brother, Theo, and said he
painted it the previous day — July 4, 1888.
He said the
painting was done "on a stony heath where small twisted oaks grow."