Work Credited to Schiavone Discovered to be a Lost Tintoretto

June 9th, 2013

The Embarkation of St. Helena to the Holy Land, via The GuardianA work depicting Saint Helen in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum has been revealed as a Tintoretto.  Previously credited to SchiavoneThe Embarkation of St Helena to the Holy Land was discovered as a misattribution during a digitization of the museum’s records.  National Inventory Research Project director Andrew Greg said: “Non-British paintings are sometimes a comparatively neglected aspect of a museum’s collections and we also recognised that few museums have complete up-to-date catalogues of their picture collections.

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