Judith and José
The Toulouse Caravaggio gets sold before the auction; José Mugrabi's buying at Christie's is telling us something about the market
We Might Not Have Seen the Last of That Caravaggio
The New York Times’s Scott Reyburn moves the ball forward on the Toulouse auction of Caravaggio’s Judith and Holofernes which was cancelled yesterday in favor of a private deal with the owners who discovered the work in their attic.
The obvious question is whether the sale was a sign of market strength (…