caravaggista: seizures: detail, Caravaggio c. 1860 1860? Caravaggio died in 1610, and this (John the Baptist, Doria Pamphilj & Musei Capitolini) was painted in 1602.
With their paintings of bacchanalian revelry and swaggery Dionysus, Old Masters like Caravaggio, Poussin, and Rubens were a bit like the hip-hop videographers of their day.
Has a $136 million Caravaggio been stashed in a leaky attic near Toulouse, France for a century? You don't need to peer into dim corners to discover some of the artist's best work.
A 400-year-old painting that could be worth $135 million was discovered in an attic in Toulouse, France. Art expert Eric Turquin believes the painting is a work by the Italian artist Caravaggio and estimates its worth at $135 million. Show More Summary
Is this one of the greatest art finds of the decade? Or is it the resurrection of a fraud?
(Photo: Studio Sebert) In the deuterocanonical Book of Judith, the pious Judith cuts of the head of the Assyrian general Holofernes. In the Sixteenth Century, the Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio painted the scene at least twice. Show More Summary
A 400-year-old picture that might have been painted by Italian master Caravaggio has been found in an attic in southern France.
A painting that a French family found in their attic while investigating a leaky roof may be a long-lost Caravaggio.
[caption id="attachment_77384" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Eric Turquin in front of "Judith Bheading Holofernes"[/caption] The FBI is now offering a $25,000 reward for information in the Warhol “Soup Can” heist from the Springfield Art Museum. Show More Summary
“The mysterious 400-year-old canvas was only found by accident when the owners of a house near Toulouse went to fix a leak in the ceiling. The large, remarkably well-preserved canvas of the beheading of the general Holofernes by Judith, from the apocryphal Book of Judith, was painted between 1600 and 1610, specialists estimate. And many […]
Un tableau du #Caravage a-t-il été découvert dans un grenier en France ? https://t.co/DclqfdnXWu par @emma_jardonnet pic.twitter.com/B1STnIS5Ny — Le Monde (@lemondefr) April 12, 2016 In the attic of an old house near Toulouse, a French family found a canvas that may have been painted by the Italian artist Caravaggio more than 400 years ago. Show More Summary
Art experts may never agree on whether it is an authentic Caravaggio, but a painting one family found when checking a leak in the rafters of an old house in southern France may turn out to be worth upward of $136 million. The large canvas, which measures 56 inches by...
A leaky roof may be responsible for the rediscovery of a long-lost Caravaggio masterpiece. In the attempt to reach the leaking roof of a 17th century house outside Toulouse, in April of 2014 the homeowners broke through a door in the attic that they had never noticed was there. Behind the door was an oil [...]
A painting discovered in the attic of a house in France is an "authentic" work by Italian Renaissance master Caravaggio that could be worth up to 120 million euros, two experts said Tuesday. But others still have doubts over the spectacular canvas. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - A painting found in the attic of a house in southwest France two years ago was attributed to the Italian master Caravaggio by private French experts who hailed its discovery on Tuesday as a great event in the history...Show More Summary
A painting recovered from a family attic near Toulouse, France, could be a long-lost work by Caravaggio -- and may be worth as much as 120 million euros ($136.5 million). While some experts believe the work to be authentic, absolute certainty could be difficult to attain, with at least one expert...
The house's owners found what might be a 17th century masterpiece while searching for a leak.
hadrian6: Detail : Seven Works of Mercy. 1606-07. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Italian 1571-1610. oil/canvas. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
The Resurrection, Cecco del Caragaggio (Francesco Buoneri) Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable version on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Art Institute of Chicago. One of Caravaggio’s most important assistants and pupils was known as Cecco del Caragaggio, more recently identified as Francesco Buoneri. Though a number of works are […]
Caravaggio’s Narcissus is a renowned masterpiece of 16th century Italian art, amply demonstrating the painter’s almost theatrical use of lighting to underscore the fraught emotions of its subject. It also pairs nicely with dialogue spoken by Christopher Guest as heavy metal guitarist Nigel Tufnel in 1984’s This Is Spinal Tap. Show More Summary