Last Updated on 9/18/2005 by bidz

Long-lost Titian portrait to be sold at auction

Yahoo! News
By Jeremy Lovell
Fri Sep 16,2005

“LONDON (Reuters) – A unique portrait by Italian Old Master Titian, painted over and rediscovered more than 400 years later, is expected to make more than 9 million dollars when it is sold at auction in December.

Revealed by X-rays and painstakingly restored, Titian’s Portrait of a Lady and her Daughter was unfinished when the Renaissance master died in 1576 and painted over with Tobias and the Angel, probably by one of Titian’s pupils, Leonardo Corona.”

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