Sunday, August 12, 2007

Unknown fresco of Pope Alexander VI recovered

A fresco painting by a Renaissance master which once decorated the bedroom of Pope Alexander VI in the Vatican has gone on show in Rome.
A leading Italian art historian and curator says he has documentary proof that it was once part of a much larger painting depicting the aged Pope kneeling in front of his youthful mistress, Giulia Farnese.
Read more at the BBC website by clicking the title of this post.
Or read Times online here

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