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SLIPPING THROUGH THE BACK DOOR

”Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian (1869-1955), oil baron, philanthropist and art connoisseur was born in Istanbul to a prosperous Armenian banking family. When he was 14, his father, Sarkis Gulbenkian, gave him 50 piastres for successful schoolwork. Calouste raced off to the … Continue reading

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IF ANYONE SEES A PAIR OF MISSING HANDS

But, how do we know its real? Is the portrait of Ginevra by Leonardo DaVinci real, an authentic work of the master? ┬áThe cost be square centimeter of paint of the portrait of Ginevra de Benci is the greatest in … Continue reading

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