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€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning

Experts have been working painstakingly to restore the painting for the past 18 months.

Source: National Gallery

THE MONET PAINTING damaged in an incident in the National Gallery in Dublin two years ago is due to go back on display this morning following extensive repair work.

A man is currently before the courts in connection with the incident, which happened in June 2012.

The painting — ‘Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat’ — was seriously damaged, and experts have been painstakingly working to restore the it for the past 18 months.

Read: National Gallery ‘disappointed’ jury failed to reach a verdict in damaged Monet painting case

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