Spanish Tax Authority to Auction off Murillo

July 16 2020

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Spanish Tax authorities will be auctioning off an Ecce Homo by Murillo from 20 July 2020. It seems that this is the procedure taken by authorities there when art is accepted in lieu of tax.

The painting, which relates to another composition in the collection of the Dukes of Villahermosa, has a starting price of €900,000. ARS Magazine also claim that the work has been authenticated by Murillo scholar Enrique Valdivieso.

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