Gustave Courbet Painting Discovery, Paris Match, Issue 3325

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The famous painting 'L'Origine du Monde' by Gustave Courbet is... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Celebrities,France,Gustave Courbet,Horizontal,One Person,Paris - France,Paris Match,People,PortraitPhotographer Collection: Contour By Getty Images 2013 Philippe Petit/Paris MatchPARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 31: The famous painting 'L'Origine du Monde' by Gustave Courbet is photographed for Paris Match on January 31, 2013 in Paris, France. PUBLISHED IMAGE. A detail of the eye of the woman painted by Courbet and discover by an art lover in an antique shop. After two years of investigation, the painting was authenticated as the missing part of the famous painting 'L'Origine du Monde' by Gustave Courbet, revealing the face and body of his mistress Joanna Hifferman. CREDIT MUST READ: Philippe Petit/Paris Match/Contour by Getty Images. (Photo by Philippe Petit/Paris Match/Contour by Getty Images)