Monet painting damaged in National Gallery29/06/2012 - 16:49:02
A valuable Monet painting has been damaged at the National Gallery of Ireland.
A member of the public is understood to have slashed 'Argenteuil Basin with a single Sailboat', which dates from 1874.
The damage has been described as "extensive" and is now being examined by restoration experts.
A garda investigation is underway. It is understood a man has been detained.
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