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Lost Monet found gathering dust in Louvre

Mar 01, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

A WATER lilies painting by Claude Monet that once belonged to a Japanese collector but was lost for decades after the Second World War has been found hidden in the Louvre.

The oil painting, called Water Lilies: Reflection of Willows, was reportedly discovered by a researcher rolled up in the corner of a storage facility.

Monet's artworks are among the most expensive in the world, with one of his celebrated water lilies paintings selling for £32million at auction in 2014.

The c...