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When an American restored Velázquez's Las Meninas.

When an American restored Velázquez's Las Meninas.

Forty years without losing polish. Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez (Seville, 1599 - Madrid, 1660), the most famous painting of Spanish painting of all time and the icon of the Prado National Museum, still retains intact the luminosity and color...
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Reflection on Madrid's Ecce Homo: it is not by Caravaggio

Reflection on Madrid's Ecce Homo: it is not by Caravaggio

Of theEcce Homo (Fig. 1) presented as a work by an unknown follower of Ribera in a sale on April 8, 2021, by the Ansorena Auction House in Madrid, which caused a great uproar in the art world almost uniformly inclined to recognize it as a masterpiece...
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The second edition of Pontremoli Barocca kicks off, with several new features

The second edition of Pontremoli Barocca kicks off, with several new features

Pontremoli is back for Pontremoli Barocca, the event that opens the doors of the historic palaces of the Lunigiana town and is in its second edition this year, with some new features. Compared to last year, this year Pontremoli Barocca is a two-day ...
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Portrait of a patron between Rome and the Apuan Alps: cardinal Alderano Cybo

Portrait of a patron between Rome and the Apuan Alps: cardinal Alderano Cybo

Over the course of a long life (he died at age 87) and a very long cardinalate (he wore the purple for 55 years, beginning in 1645), Cardinal Alderano Cybo (Genoa, 1613 - Rome, 1700) translated a great interest in the arts - from music to literature,...
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In Paris and Milan, Maurizio Canesso Galleries celebrate 30 years with two exhibitions

In Paris and Milan, Maurizio Canesso Galleries celebrate 30 years with two exhibitions

From May 16 to June 28, 2024, in Maurizio Canesso's two Galleries, one in Paris and the second in Milan, one can admire paintings of the highest caliber, Evaristo Bachenis, Bernardo Strozzi, Alessandro Magnasco, Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Giuseppe Bonito, G...
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London, National Gallery acquires an important Last Supper by Nicolas Poussin painted in Italy

London, National Gallery acquires an important Last Supper by Nicolas Poussin painted in Italy

Just in time for Easter, the National Gallery in London has announced the acquisition of a painting ... in keeping with the period: it is theLast Supper by Nicolas Poussin (Les Andelys, 1594 - Rome, 1664), the first acquisition in the British museum'...
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Turin, at the Royal Museums the major exhibition on Guercino with international loans

Turin, at the Royal Museums the major exhibition on Guercino with international loans

Entitled Guercino . The Painter's Trade the exhibition that the Royal Museums of Turin are dedicating to Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri; Cento, 1591 - Bologna, 1666) and hosting at the Sale Chiablese from March 23 to July 28, 2024. The exhibit...
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