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'Constable seascape' found by pupil in school's old store cupboard

The walk-in cupboard where the painting laid undiscovered for decades Credit: ITV Meridian

A painting, thought to be by one of Britain's most famous artists, has been found in an old store cupboard at a school in Sussex.

The seascape is believed to be the work of landscape artist John Constable.

It was found by a pupil at Roedean School in Brighton, and could be worth half a million pounds.

Malcolm Shaw reports

Malcolm spoke to senior deputy headteacher Richard Chamberlain, student Mary McHarg and artist and curator Peter Harrap.