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Fri 26 December 2008, The Independent

Bought for just €2,000 – a Holbein masterpiece that is worth millions

By Arifa Akbar
When the dusty heirlooms and bric-a-brac of a once-stately French family went under the hammer at a minor auction eight years ago, an anonymous portrait of the Dutch scholar Erasmus sold for €2000 (£1,900).
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