The Latest on Leonardo’s Lost “Battle”

In an extremely concise dispatch for Hemispheres magazine, the Secret History of Art writes the latest on the search for Leonardo’s lost “Battle of Anghiari” painting, hidden by Giorgio Vasari behind a false wall in Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio.  I’m at work on a big feature story bringing this up to date and correcting some major problems in reporting it that the world media got wrong, as well as breaking 5 new news points…  More to come, plus a fuller report on this in my forthcoming, co-written book (with Ingrid Rowland), THE COLLECTOR OF LIVES: GIORGIO VASARI AND THE INVENTION OF ART (Norton, November 2015).



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