Disputed Caravaggio Goes On Display

caravaggio7095d6980d271ae09eadd1dbc79e7a99_dc72351bcaa14a7f8ba668c11b06f51e2000x1333_quality99_o_1b11oghoo17c0dq6gghh2i79siA disputed Caravaggio painting found in an attic near Toulouse and classed as a French national treasure is to go on show to the public for the first time this week at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera. “Judith Beheading Holofernes” (1606-07) will be displayed alongside the institution’s Caravaggio masterpiece, “The Supper at Emmaus (1605-06),” a copy of Caravaggio’s Magdalen in Ecstasy (after 1610) and three works by the painter’s Flemish follower Louis Finson. The exhibition

Caravaggio: a Question of Attribution (10 November-5 February), part of the museum’s “dialogues” series pairing works from its collection with key loans, will offer both art historians and the general public a unique opportunity to assess the controversial attribution for themselves, says the director James Bradburne.

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