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Rare 19th century painting found in Norfolk home sells for £160k

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A rare painting that had hung unnoticed in a Norfolk home's hallway for decades has sold at auction for a staggering £160,000.

The artwork, depicting the Pantheon in Rome, was bought by Major H Mosse of Mendham Priory, Harleston in 1965 .

It had hung largely unnoticed for 60 years and only garnered attention when the home was being packed up when it was discovered it was by the 19th century French artist, Jean Victor Louis Faure.

The piece went up for auction last month and achieved a........

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