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Pic: Gorringes/BNPS<br />
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A 'lost' painting by the Italian master Canaletto that was found hanging in the drawing room of an English home after 100 years today sold for over £380,000.<br />
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The 18ins by 12ins oil on canvas work was bought in London in 1920 for about £100 - £5,000 in today's money - by the mother of the late owner who died recently.<br />
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She inherited it over 50 years ago and hung it on the wall of the detached house in Lewes, East Sussex, that she moved into in 1970.