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Infrared technology shows how a 15th-century French ruler erased his deceased wife from art history

It was a tragedy for Francis I of Brittany when his wife Yolande of Anjou died in 1440. But she was soon replaced -- both as his wife and in her own prayer book, where her image and coat of arms were painted over and replaced with those of her successor.

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