Experts have finally managed in revealing a mysterious message in the top left-hand corner of one of the world’s famous paintings, “The Scream” which was painted by Edvard Munch.
This discovery came after long years of debate between artists and art historians around the text written inside “The Scream.”
Consisted of one sentence, “Could only have been painted by a madman!” was written by Munch himself according to experts who studied the painting.
The new scans showed that the artist wrote the sentence in Pencil on the painting after completing it, according to the National Museum of Norway.
The museum analyzed the handwriting and compared it to Munch’s diaries and letters from the time.
Mai Britt Guleng, curator at the National Museum highlighted: “The writing is without a doubt Munch’s own,” adding: “The handwriting itself, as well as events that happened in 1895, when Munch showed the painting in Norway for the first time, all point in the same direction.”