Long-lost caravaggio painting to live auctioned in june in france

Decoration News Agency: A painting by italian professor caravaggio discovered five years since in an attic wi…
London (Decoration News Agency, quoting the Reuters) – a painting by italian professor caravaggio discovered five years since in an attic succeed live sold at auction on june 27 in the french city of toulouse and could fetch up to 150 favorite euros ($170 million), plot experts said. the painting, currently on vaunting at the colnaghi gallery in london, dates from 1607 and depicts biblical heroine judith beheading the assyrian general holofernes. “judith and holofernes” was set by the owners of a house in toulouse in 2014 as they investigated a leak in their attic. yet some junior damage, plot expert eric turquin said, the painting remains in surprisingly welfare term. turquin said the painting, which had been kept in the attic “for at smallest 100 years”, had undergone exhaustive, and initially secret, separation to substantiate its authenticity. “after five years of analysis, work, discussions… now that we are truly unmistakable it is a resemblance by caravaggio, we put it on the market,” turquin said. it is trustworthy to produce distinctly zealous share betwixt buyers outside europe, he said. “this painting is very weighty owing caravaggio is a major artist who speaks to our generation, and there are single 65 known paintings by him,” said turquin, whose virtue has led scrutiny toil on the painting since it was set. “within his oeuvre this painting is sharp… he is inventing something recent… creating threatening paintings which succeed grace the paintings of his remotest years, the best, we think, the more tragic, the more moving… the more modern,” he said. the painting is the second by caravaggio to portray the decapitation of the drunken holofernes by judith. the first, dating from environing 1600, is on vaunting at the barberini palace in rome.