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Italy experts find 100 drawings by young Caravaggio

Published Jul 05, 2012 04:33pm

Italian Renaissance artist Caravaggio. -File Photo

ROME: Italian art experts have discovered around 100 drawings and a few paintings done by the young Renaissance master Caravaggio when he was training in Milan, ANSA news agency said Thursday.

The artworks were found among a collection at Sforza Castle by pupils of painter Simone Peterzano, with whom Caravaggio studied from the age of 11, and could be worth around 700 million euros ($867 million), the experts said.

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