Updated on Thursday, 29April2021-14: 41

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  • Owners The Pérez de Castro family, owner of the possible Caravaggio

  • Jorge Coll Interview: "My job is to find as many buyers as possible for the alleged Caravaggio"

  • Purchase attempt The Caravaggio withdrawn from the Ansorena auction had an international offer of more than 20 million euros

  • Prado Museum Report "It is probably an original work by Caravaggio"

The provenance of the presumed painting by


attributed to the surroundings of José de Ribera that has aroused the expectation of the world of classical art

belonged to the collection of Manuel Godoy and Álvarez de Faria

(Badajoz, May 12, 1767-Paris, October 4, 1851), the one who was almighty valid of King Carlos IV.

This is stated in a document from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, entitled 'Copy of the general inventory and its additions belonging to the Academy of noble art

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