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  • For almost 160 years, a Cézanne painting had a hidden secret

    Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Cincinnati Art Museum’s chief conservator Serena Urry was conducting a routine inspection of the institution’s prized Paul Cézanne painting “Still Life with Bread and Eggs” when she noticed something “odd.” For an artwork dating back to 1865, the appearance of small cracks was no surprise. But they were concentrated in…