Thai rock star, Haruthai Muangbunsri believes that her THB 1, 000 (US$30) painting is the work of Vincent an Gogh.
The Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam, which receives more than 200 submissions from people who want their paintings verified each year, out of which only about 5 paintings are requested to be shipped over for further inspection, says that they had previously rejected Haruthai’s tree painting.
Haruthai admits the same but with her scientific research for the past 3 years; she believes that this time the museum will surely accept it.
Haruthai, who has worked with researchers from the Synchrotron Light Research Institute and Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology, upon inspection report, placed its painting in 1888. If this painting is indeed an authentic Van Gogh, then the timeline would make sense: That was just a year before Van Gogh painted one of his most famous works, “The Starry Night,” and two years before his death.
The research team further claims that the red paint used in its creation was linked to Arles, France, where Van Gogh painted late in life.
“We’ve solved the mystery. Everything matches,” Haruthai said.
Now the question is how did she get the painting?
Haruthai says that she had found the particular painting in a pile of paintings at a store in Bangkok six years ago which imported antiques from Europe.
Haruthai has been in the headlines for quite some time now, that Van Gogh ghost has been haunting her.
In an interview with Workpoint Haruthai said “In the Buddhist ways, those who end their own lives would continue to live in misery. Although they’re physically gone, their souls have not been reincarnated. Sometimes he [Van Gogh] would communicate with me.”
She further goes on to say that not only does she sense his ghost it is always with her.
“One time I went on a medication retreat. I met someone who asked me what I was up to. That person said there was a ghost of a bearded white man with me. At the time I hadn’t revealed my research to the public yet.”
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