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Found in a German rest stop dumpster: Two 17th century paintings.
FULL STORY: https://apnews.com/article/europe-p...ent-oddities-9ae0516edec08d3e7989c8e523ec2436Police say 17th century paintings found in highway dumpster
German police appealed Friday for information about the possible owners of two 17th-century paintings discovered in a highway rest stop dumpster.
Police said a 64-year-old man found the oil paintings at the rest stop near Ohrenbach in central Germany last month.
He later handed them in to police in the western city of Cologne. ...
One is a self-portrait by Pietro Belloti showing the Italian artist smiling and dating to 1665.
The other is a portrait of a boy by the 17th-century Dutch artist Samuel van Hoogstraten, date unknown.