Cambridge Scholars Reveal a Pair of Bronze Sculptures Attributed to Michelangelo

February 3rd, 2015

Victoria Avery with the Michelangelo Bronzes, via The GuardianA pair of classic bronze works have been revealed to be the work of Michelangelo, after an extensive research undertaking in Cambridge, a discovery that would make the sculptures the only surviving bronzes by the artist in the world.  “They are clearly masterpieces,” says Victoria Avery, keeper of applied arts at the Fitzwilliam Museum. “The modelling is superb, they are so powerful and so compelling, so whoever made them had to be superb.”

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