A painting worth an estimated $12-18 thousand dollars has been found by an employee at a Goodwill Store in Virginia.

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Maria Rivera was sorting through thousands of donations when she discovered the painting and knew it was special because it looked like one she had seen at a museum.

The painting has been authenticated as an original work of Italian artist, Giovanni Battista Torrigliaby. It has since been placed in an online auction which ends January 16th.

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