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The Louvre Plans to Buy Rembrandt’s Artwork

The Louvre Plans to Buy Rembrandt’s Artwork

The Louvre plans to purchase a painting by Rembrandt van Rijn “The Standard-Bearer” (1636). It is an elegant full-size portrait of a standing man, which has been owned by the French branch of the Rothschild dynasty for almost two centuries. ...

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Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

Another Scandal Around “Salvator Mundi”

The National Gallery, one of the well-known art galleries in London, has to justify the inclusion of the scandalous painting “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) in the retrospective exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci that was held in 2011-2012. Author ...

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Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part II

Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part II

Despite the great number of exhibitions honoring the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the main art events will be held in Milan. The Italian master spent the most productive 18 years of his life here. In Milan, he ...

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Edvard Munch’s Exhibitions in London and Moscow

Edvard Munch’s Exhibitions in London and Moscow

Among the highlights of the exhibition “Edvard Munch. Love and fear,” which opened in the British Museum, is a scandalous artwork by the Norwegian artist titled “Self-Portrait with Tulla Larsen.” Munch created this painting in 1905 and two years later, ...

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Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part I

Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part I

The 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death will be honored with a great exhibition program covering not only the life and work of the Renaissance master, but also his predecessors and followers. While many are waiting for the Leonardo ...

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Van Gogh Indeed Created “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts”

Van Gogh Indeed Created “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts”

A still life painting “Still Life with Fruit and Chestnuts,” owned by the famous art gallery in San Francisco, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF), was attributed by the experts of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Even ...

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Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Few works of art have caused as much intrigue as “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) by Leonardo da Vinci. First, the authenticity of the painting was a big question mark. Then, in November 2017, it became the most expensive ...

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The Art Exhibition in Frankfurt: Venetian Color

The Art Exhibition in Frankfurt: Venetian Color

The art exhibition in Frankfurt brought together artworks from 60 museums. Among them are 20 paintings by Titian, as well as art pieces by Giovanni Bellini, Paolo Veronese, religious paintings by Jacopo Palma the Elder, Sebastiano del Piombo and, of ...

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$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

The large canvas artwork “Judith Beheading Holofernes,” which, according to some experts, was created by Italian artist Caravaggio, can be put up for sale this summer. Despite the fact that art experts have not come to a consensus about the ...

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A Copy of Botticelli’s Artwork Identified as an Original

A Copy of Botticelli’s Artwork Identified as an Original

The painting by the renowned Renaissance artist, which until now was considered just a copy of Sandro Botticelli’s artwork, turned out to be a rare original that was created in the artist’s studio. The Historic Building and Monuments Commission for ...

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