10 Hidden Images Discovered Beneath Famous Paintings

A Peasant Woman, Patch Of Grass

Vincent van Gogh is the painter behind the famous Patch of Grass in Paris painting. The artwork was finished in 1887, but it was originally done way before that wih a completely different motif. Behind the famous green and blue patches is a portrait of a peasant woman that was mostly done in brown and red.

Seurat’s Self-Portrait, Young Woman Powdering Herself

George Seurat’s original portrait of the Young Woman Powdering Herself featured himself in the mirror. The woman who he was painting was his mistress, and when he approached a friend of his to get an opinion about the painting, he advised him to cover up the part where he was featured. And so he did, with a flower vase.