"Donated to Yale in 1925, the Yale University Art Gallery's Education of the Virgin--depicting Saint Anne teaching a young Virgin Mary to read--was long considered to be a work by an unknown Spanish artist. Considerably damaged, the painting was relegated to storage and never carefully studied until 2004, when John Marciari reattributed the work to Diego Velazquez (1599-1660), the most significant painter of the Spanish Golden Age. The extraordinary narrative of this painting and its reattribution is chronicled here, ...

The Young Velázquez: "the Education of the Virgin" Restored 2014, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300207866

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