A portrait by Caravaggio?

A portrait by Caravaggio?

A portrait by Caravaggio? Brazil welcomed the exhibition “Caravaggio and his followers: confirmations and problems” with extraordinary enthusiasm. The exhibition included 6 canvases painted by the Maestro and 14 works by the “Caravaggeschi”. The intent of the...
The sophistication of Filippino

The sophistication of Filippino

The sophistication of Filippino The Nerli altarpiece by Filippino Lippi (1457-1504), a magnificent panel still in the original location selected for it by the client Tanai de ‘Nerli -who is portrayed in the painting together with his wife Nanna- was restored by the...
Protecting Bologna since centuries

Protecting Bologna since centuries

Protecting Bologna since centuries After two years during which it was studied and restored, on May 4, 2013, the venerated image of the Madonna Di San Luca, patron saint of the city of Bologna, was carried in procession and hosted for a week in Bologna’s cathedral....
Under disguise

Under disguise

Under disguise A supposed Mary Magdalen turned out, thanks to diagnostics and restoration, to be the portrait of a young noble woman Before the restoration After the restoration When thinking about the works of Giovanni di Battista di Iacopo, known as Rosso...
Vasari in Bosco Marengo

Vasari in Bosco Marengo

Vasari in Bosco Marengo In the mid-sixteenth century, when he was still a cardinal, the future Pope Pius V decided to found a Dominican convent in his native town, Bosco Marengo, a small town near Alessandria, hitherto poor and absolutely unknown. Not only that, a few...