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150-Year-Old Painting Seems To Show Woman On An iPhone--And The Internet Is Perplexed

By Dana Levinson

A Glasgow man named Peter Russell posted a photo on Twitter last week of a painting that is over a century old that appeared to show a woman holding an iPhone. 

Naturally, the pic had the internet buzzing:

The 1860 painting by Austrian artist Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller is titled The Expected One and is currently on display at the Neue Pinakothek in Munich. People on Twitter were quick to respond.

Some put on their art historian hats and chimed in to explain what it was: