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New Book Says Painting Stored Behind a Couch for 25 Years may Be a Michelangelo

October 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Education & Research

TONAWANDA (AP).- Could a painting of Mary holding the body of Jesus that hung for years in an upstate New York family’s home really be a 16th century Michelangelo? An Italian art historian thinks so after undertaking years of research, which he documents in a new book, “The Lost Pieta.” Now the painting’s owner, Martin Kober, is encouraging the rest of the art world to take a close look with the hope the work will be universally accepted as a [...]