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100 Caravaggios Supposedly Found by Art Historians

  • July 05, 2012 19:40

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Caravaggio's Judith Beheading Holofernes
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica at Palazzo Bar...

Two Italian art historians say they have discovered a trove of 100 previously unknown works by Renaissance master Caravaggio.

From a Milan castle, the paintings and sketches could be worth upwards of 700 million euros if found to be authentic.

Research was kept secret over the course of two years although the artworks have long been accessible.

On Friday, the historians published their findings in a two-volume, 600-page e-book in four languages.

The city of Milan owns the castle and officials remain cautious about the attribution.

 

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Tags: european art

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