Lost Painting : Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece (June 2008)
Pages no: 271
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, True Crime
, Art History
I enjoyed the scholarly hunt, the 'paper trail' (or what was left of it over the centuries), the dispute and authentication of provenance, and the restoration process of this lost painting: 'The Taking of Christ' by Caravaggio, which has been 'lost' in the annals of time. The icing on the cake would...
I haven’t read A Civil Action, and quite frankly after reading this book I never want to read anything by Harr. I don’t care that Francesca answered the phone wearing a towel and with wet hair. I don’t care about her thighs. Why do you keep telling me these things? Why is so much space give to ...
Another re-read. A fascinating glimpse into the world of art history and just how scholars go about finding lost paintings and verifying their authenticity.
Enjoyed this very much. Combines sleuthing with interesting information about art restoration.
About the search and discovery of Caravaggio's "Taking of Christ. Thank you Laura!
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