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Is it or isn't it? Art dealer may have found a sculpture by Donatello

The (heretofore) lost Donatello
Oh, it would be so brilliant if this were true. Art dealer Andrew Butterfield thinks he's found a heretofore unknown sculpture of a putto by Renaissance artist Donatello. Well, not quite unknown; there was a similar piece at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, but a curator pronounced it not by Donatello, which meant that no one was going to take a punt on this one..

Anyway, it's a bit complicated, but the New York times has a good explanatory article:









New York Times article on the lost Donatello

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