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The Lost Painting

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History - Baroque & Rococo, Painting, European, Art Identification And Forgery, Individual Painters - Renaissance, Subjects & Themes - Religious, Art, Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction, Audio Adult: Books On Tape, History - Renaissance, Expertising, Art / History / General, Painting, Italian, Attribution, Audio
ContributionsCampbell Scott (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7850219M
ISBN 100553714929
ISBN 139780553714920
OCLC/WorldCa62161855

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The Lost Painting traces the discovery of the original painting, following two Italian art history scholars and a painting The Lost Painting book as they all but stumble upon it.

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12 rows  Painting Title, Artist Date stolen Location of theft Details Estimated value Reward. Many copies have surfaced over the centuries, but the original was presumed lost, possibly destroyed. The story follows a young Italian art student, Francesca Cappelletti, who uncovers unknown documents about the painting while researching the Italian Baroque artist.

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Lost artworks are original pieces of art that credible sources indicate once existed but that cannot be accounted for in museums or private collections or are known to have been destroyed deliberately or accidentally, or neglected through ignorance and lack of connoisseurship.

The US FBI maintains a list of "Top Ten Art Crimes"; a book by Simon Houpt and several other. The painting, he says, is “a Leonardo for our time, a post-truth Leonardo”.

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The story of Battle of Anghiari is told in Jonathan Jones’s fine book, The Lost Battles, and in my last book, Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art.

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