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A Lost Michelangelo?

Citing numerous clues, experts believe that a painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was long attributed to the circle of Francesco Granacci is really by Michelangelo.

Citing numerous clues, experts believe that a painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art that was long attributed to the circle of Francesco Granacci is really by Michelangelo. “I am confident that the only artist capable of making this splendid painting was Michelangelo,” said Everett Fahy, one of the world’s most distinguished scholars of the Italian Renaissance, who retired last month as Chairman of European Paintings at the Met.


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