Posted by **Brittany** on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:39pm.

In the year 2005, a picture supposedly painted by a famous artist some time after 1815 but before 1865 contains 96.5 percent of its carbon-14 (half-life 5730 years).

From this information, could this picture have been painted by this artist?

Approximately how old is the painting?

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