‘Newly found’ Caravaggios on show

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Two newly discovered paintings by the Italian artist Caravaggio will go on display in Scotland for the first time.The pictures were among several cleaned in a conservation studio for the exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery at Edinburgh’s Palace of Holyroodhouse.

During that process, specialists found that two paintings thought to be copies of lost originals had actually been painted by the 17th Century artist.

‘Newly found’ Caravaggios on show BBC News 11/12/08

Posted by Chris

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