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Art-Test and SpeakART to join forces and offer additional services to collectors

Digitise, preserve, share A software that revolutionizes the art and collectibles sector, simplifying the management processes of the life cycle of an asset and offering effective support for every event and for every need. SpeakART is the ideal platform for a simple...

The Icon of the Blessed Virgin of St Luke of Bologna

Legend, history, art and diagnostics A volume has just been published by Pendragon that traces the history of the Bolognese icon known as the Virgin of Saint Luke, which dominates the city from Monte della Guardia where it is kept. The volume traces back the sources...

A new Rembrandt attribution, thanks to scientific testing

For years considered a sketch by a minor follower, a painting in Dutch museum turns out to be a masterpiece For years they have been saying ‘no’, that it was not and could not be a Rembrandt. For years, attributions to the Dutch painter were a monopoly of the...

Almost right

How does one evaluate whether it is a replica or a copy? It can happen to find paintings in auction catalogs or at antiques fairs that remind us of other works, by famous artists. This is, for example, the case of a small painting that arrived at our workshop, and...

An heritage trap

1922 saw, in the month of September, the death in Florence of the Stefano Bardini, an exceptional character of whom we tried to sketch a portrait in a previous article , given that this year is the centenary of his passing. This time we focus on the compelling story...

MIRIAM FIOCCA

How did you become a restorer? What was your training path? This profession has always fascinated me and after high school my road was already marked: the Institute for art and restoration of Palazzo Spinelli, in Florence, where I graduated in painting restoration....

Success insured!

This year on the occasion of the BIAF 2022 Art-Test hosted a meeting with ARTE Generali , with their agents and guests, collectors, brokers and art experts, present at the Antiques Biennale of which they were among the main sponsors. We talked about how diagnostic...

Fakes, copies and originals. A wider outlook

The “VERO-FALSO” (TRUE-FALSE) conference, organized by Art & Dossier for Giunti, and Treccani, as part of TourismA, on one of the most recently debated topics, was an extraordinary success, enriched by the presence of high-profile speakers. It opened with a...

Francesca Lotti

How did you become a restorer? What was your training path? I've always had the passion to fix, restore, preserve. In addition, it is in my family tradition: I ate milk and chalk as a child! I studied art, then enrolled in the magnificent school for Painting...

The great beauty will not leave Florence

The richness of the Florence Biennale of Antiques this year enchanted us. In Florence we are used to being surrounded by beauty, but the comparison with other antiques fairs that have been held around the world and especially in Europe, this year is stunning. The...

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King of rubble

King of rubble

Precisely in these days, in which Florence has celebrated antiques at their highest level in the Biennale hosted at Palazzo Corsini, we like to remember that just 100 years ago, on 12 September 1922, in Florence died Stefano Bardini (1836-1922), who can rightly be...

Success insured!

Success insured!

This year on the occasion of the BIAF 2022 Art-Test hosted a meeting with ARTE Generali , with their agents and guests, collectors, brokers and art experts, present at the Antiques Biennale of which they were among the main sponsors. We talked about how diagnostic...

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