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A Valley interior designer bought a painting at Goodwill. What she learned about it was incredible

By Mark Brodie
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 11:34am
Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 6:23am

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Grace Carpenter
Grace Carpenter purchased this painting and discovered an unexpected backstory behind it.

You know those stories of someone buying a painting at a yard sale or an estate sale, and they take it home and discover it has a priceless document or other artifact hidden behind the frame? This story is not that. But it does involve a thrift store find with a remarkable backstory.

Grace Carpenter is an interior designer and home stager in Phoenix.

The Show spoke with her to learn about a painting she recently purchased at Goodwill.

@gracecarpenterdes Art Tok where you at? #thrifted #fineart #christiesinc ♬ original sound - gracecarpenterdesign

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