Lost Renaissance work discovered (UK)





A lost Renaissance masterpiece has been rediscovered after being left in storage for nearly 60 years.

The owner of the painting had asked an auctioneer to visit his terraced home in Cheltenham during the summer to examine glass and china.

But a photograph of the painting set the expert's "antennas buzzing", and led to its identification as the work of Ludovico Mazzolino, painted in 1522.

Madonna and Child with St Joseph is expected to sell for up to £60,000.



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