Margheritone d’Arezzo, excellent painter

Margheritone d’Arezzo, excellent painter

This “San Francesco” is a work in the so-called “primitive” style by Margherito da Arezzo, a painter already celebrated by Vasari , his countryman, who mentions him in his ” vite” with the superlative of “Margaritone”...
Vasari, in the name of Michelangiolo

Vasari, in the name of Michelangiolo

Vasari, in the name of Michelangiolo In 2018, a fundraising project “In the Name of Michelangelo” was set up, supported by 132 donors from fourteen different countries, for the restoration of the monumental tomb of Michelangiolo Buonarroti, 1564-1576, built on a...
Carlo Dolci a master of the seventeen century

Carlo Dolci a master of the seventeen century

Carlo Dolci a master of the seventeen century Carlo Dolci, also known as Carlino, was a beloved and acclaimed artist by the critics of his time, he was considered the greatest Florentine painter of the seventeenth century, contended by European nobility (although he...
Picasso, it wasn’t you!

Picasso, it wasn’t you!

Picasso, it wasn’t you! Art diagnostics is, among other things, an outpost for the protection of cultural heritage. The case we are presenting here is one of the many we have treated. Not all of them become public, and they do not all end in court. In France...
POSSESSION – a tale of sick feelings for antiquities

POSSESSION – a tale of sick feelings for antiquities

POSSESSION – a tale of sick feelings for antiquities In 2014 we participated in the studies conducted on archeological finds seized from the excavations of Paestum. A unique and exciting experience, due to the richness of the material and the unrivaled scenery...