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October 5th, 2011
06:51 PM ET

The Revealer: The Chinese Girl

It's one of the most reproduced works of art in the world. A painting, by Russian artist Vladmir Tretchikoff, is called "The Chinese Girl" or "The Green Lady". It was always claimed that the subject of the painting was a woman Tretchikoff met in San Francisco, but recently the true story behind the painting was revealed in South Africa.


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