Family finds Caravaggio Painting in Attic Could Make up to $171 Million at Auction
Lost Caravaggio painting found in attic could fetch $171 million at auction
A leaky roof led a French family to stumble across a painting thought to be a long lost Caravaggio worth $171 Million!
French family finds $173 million painting in an attic they didn’t even know existed: https://t.co/yorp5brMfY
— Conor McKenna (@mckennaconor) April 13, 2016
Turquin had identified it as a lost work of the Italian master Caravaggio: “Judith and Holofernes,” believed to have been painted in 1607. Moral of the story.. check your attic, who knows what value is hiding up in those dusty boxes.