A $26.8million painting of strawberries broke records, but is now stuck in legal limbo in France |  Smart News

A $26.8million painting of strawberries broke records, but is now stuck in legal limbo in France | Smart News

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin painted The basket of wild strawberries in 1761. Artcurial In 1761, French artist Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin painted a serene scene: a wicker basket overflowing with luscious red strawberries next to a glass of water, two white carnations, a peach and two cherries. Now, however, his peaceful oil painting on canvas The basket of wild …

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