Friday, December 23, 2016

See Artnet's top 10 art discoveries of 2016

ARTNET NEWS
By Henri Neuendorf
French painting expert Eric Turquin announcing the authentication of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio Judith Beheading Holofernes. Photo: PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images.
Science and technological advances combined with new insights and scholarly research have resulted in some amazing art-related discoveries in 2016. Here, artnet News presents 10 of the most unbelievable and unexpected finds of the year: (1) Hieronymus Bosch, The Temptation of St. Anthony; (2) Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio Judith Beheading Holofernes; (3) Mino da Fiesole’s Portrait of a Young Woman; (4) Paul Gauguin, Fleurs D’Ete Dans Une Goblet; (5) The newly-discovered YInMn blue; (6) Albrecht Dürer engraving; (7) Jacob Jordaens’ Mileager and Atalanta; (8) missing piece of legendary René Magritte canvas; (9) ‘lost city’ thought to be first ancient Egyptian capital; (10) Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Szene im Café. [link]
Hieronymus Bosch, The Temptation of St. Anthony. Photo: Rik Klein Gotink/Image processing by Robert G. Erdmann for the Bosch Research and Conservation Project.
The engraving by Albrecht Dürer is from 1520. Courtesy of Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

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