Monday, February 9, 2015

Caravaggio Painting Auction, First in 39 Years (video)

Caravaggio Painting Up for Auction: The First in 39 Years: Video - Bloomberg:
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It's been almost 40 years since a Caravaggio painting has come up for auction. "The Boy Peeling Fruit" carries an estimate of $3-$5 million, considerably more than the sub $10,000 price the last time it came to market in 1976. Christie's Old Master Paintings Specialist Alexis Ashot explained why Caravaggio paintings are so rare on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

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