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Under the hammer

Under the hammer

The news that, after forty years of “absence”, a Caravaggio will be put for sale has aroused great interest among the press, the curious and collectors. Between 27 and 29 of January, Christie’s will propose, as part of the Old Masters Week, the oil on canvas Boy peeling a fruit of which there are at least ten versions and […]

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Art-Test in the land of the rising sun!

Art-Test in the land of the rising sun!

“Geijutsu Schincho” is a well-known Japanese magazine, dealing with art, history, photography and design. The last special issue was devoted to the exhibition “Art in Florence, from Botticelli to Bronzino, towards a modern style” at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 11th October- 14th December2014. This important exhibition aims at illustrating the evolution of the Florentine […]

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Caravaggio’s Seminar: the very First Medusa presented in Uppsala.

Caravaggio, the very First Medusa: University of Uppsala, April 25, 2012. Dr. Federica Gasparrini, Professor at University of Florence, and Dr. Eng. Anna Pelagotti, for Art-Test, went through the scientific research and images showing the techniques used by Caravaggio on the two Medusas, Murtola and Medici’s one. The lecture has showed incontrovertible findings on diagnostic […]

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