During the Italian Renaissance, a wave of pioneering painters, sculptors, and draftsmen ushered in a golden age of art and culture. While these innovative artists shaped one of history’s most important
The Italian Renaissance is regarded as one of the most vibrant periods in western art history. Artists like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo created highly realistic works that emphasized a renewed in
A rare masterpiece by Italian painter Cimabue was sold at auction for $26.8 million this year after it was discovered in an elderly woman’s kitchen — but France is now blocking the buyer’s attempts to
A $26M Cimabue masterpiece was found in an elderly woman's kitchen. Now France is blocking its export
(CNN) — France has blocked the export of a long-lost Italian masterpiece, which was found in an elderly woman's kitchen and sold for almost 24.2 million Euros ($26.8 million) at auction earlier this year.
France's culture ministry blocked the export of a rare painting by Italian master Cimabue, which was found hanging in an elderly woman's kitchen, as the country tries to raise the funds to buy the work
France has blocked the export of a Renaissance masterpiece discovered in a French woman’s kitchen and subsequently auctioned for more than €24 million (£20.5m), making it the most expensive medieval painting
Renaissance work sold to foreign bidder has now been declared ‘national treasure’ France has blocked the export of a tiny early Renaissance masterpiece found in a French woman’s kitchen that fetched more