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A message in ‘The Scream’ stumped historians for years. Now they think they know the ‘madman.’ – The Washington Post

Curators examined “The Scream” with infrared photography.

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Can only have been painted by a madman, the message reads.
The author of the cryptic note etched into The Scream, by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, has intrigued art historians, who debated his identity for 117 years. Now, researchers believe they know whos behind the enigmatic phrase.
The Scream was unveiled in 1893, inspired by a walk Munch took at sunset with two friends. As he paused with exhaustion to lean against a fence, he later said, he saw blood and tongues of fire rise above the dark…

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