Art Expert says Painting Found in France is by Caravaggio

Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes (Circa 1598-1599) Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes (Circa 1598-1599) Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Paris (dpa) – A prominent art expert said Tuesday that a painting discovered in an attic in southern France had been painted by storied Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. “This particular lighting, this typical Caravaggio energy, without corrections, of a steady hand, and the pictorial materials, make this an authentic painting,” historian Eric Turquin told…