The Boston Raphael: A Mysterious Painting, an Embattled Mueseum in an Era of Change & a Daughter's Search for the Truth

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The riveting story of a museum director caught in a web of local and international intrigue while secretly pursuing a forgotten Renaissance painting-the Boston Raphael. On the eve of its centennial celebrations in 1969, the Boston MFA announced the acquisition of an unknown and uncatalogued painting attributed to Raphael. Boston's coup made headlines around the world. Soon, an Italian art sleuth began investigating the painting's export from Italy, challenging the museum's ownership. Simultaneously, experts on both sides of ...

The Boston Raphael: A Mysterious Painting, an Embattled Mueseum in an Era of Change & a Daughter's Search for the Truth 2014, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston

ISBN-13: 9781567925227

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