As no painting has intrinsic worth, its value is arbitrary.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective ~ (to sth) belonging to or part of the real nature of sth/sb: the intrinsic value of education + These tasks were repetitive, lengthy and lacking any intrinsic interest. + Small local shops are intrinsic to the town's character. Compare: EXTRINSIC intrinsically adverb: There is nothing intrinsically wrong with the idea (= it is good in itself but there may be outside circumstances which mean it is not suitable).
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