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The Academy of San Fernando gave Pérez de Castro the ‘caravaggio’ because they did not know its origin | Culture

The swap document of 1823 by which Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando He delivers a painting by Caravaggio to the liberal politician Evaristo Pérez de Castro. It consists of 36 pages, which allow the evolution of the process to be traced and which provide some surprises. EL PAÍS has had access to […]

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Óscar Castro in burning memory | Culture

Óscar Castro, in Santiago de Chile in 2016Ministry of National Assets of Chile When Óscar Castro – an eminent Chilean theater man who died on Sunday in Paris from covid at the age of 73 – decided to stay in his country and not go into exile after the military coup against Salvador Allende in […]

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The list of the original inheritance of Pérez de Castro cited the ‘caravaggio’ | Culture

The inventory of works of art that Evaristo Pérez de Castro he bequeathed to his family two centuries ago included the express mention of an eccehomo by Caravaggio. This data reinforces the attribution of the experts who have examined this painting, which was going to go up for auction through the Ansorena house on April […]

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Ansorena auctioned for 12,000 euros an ‘alonso cano’ of the Pérez de Castro poorly attributed Culture

The eccehomo attributed to Caravaggio, which was about to be auctioned in Madrid for a starting price of 1,500 euros, was not the only treasure of Baroque painting that Ansorena’s auction hid: a San Francisco de Asis by the Spanish artist Alonso Cano (Granada, 1601-1667) was, as EL PAÍS has learned, finally awarded for 12,000 […]

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The Academy of Fine Arts gave the Pérez de Castro family a ‘caravaggio’ like the current one in 1823 | Culture

The eccehomo removed from the Casa Ansorena auction in Madrid.ANSORENA / ANSORENA / EFE Evaristo Pérez de Castro, ancestor of the Pérez de Castro family, current owner of the alleged caravaggio which was to be auctioned on April 8 at the Casa Ansorena in Madrid, had since 1823 in its possession an eccehomo attributed to […]

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The supposed ‘caravaggio’ belongs to the Pérez de Castro family, a family with a great artistic and political tradition | Culture

The eccehomo removed from the Casa Ansorena auction in Madrid, on April 8THE COUNTRY The Pérez de Castro Méndez family, responsible for the IADE school of design and fashion and descendants of Evaristo Pérez de Castro, drafter of the Constitution of Cádiz in 1812, is the mysterious owner of the alleged caravaggio which was going […]

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