The Mystery of the Montalto Madonna

The Scotsman: Letizia Treves, a specialist in the Old Master paintings department at Sotheby's, investigated a small copper panel that was brought for an auction, and believes it to be a lost work by Carracci. The Montalto Madonna was last mentioned in the late 17th century, but by studying inventories and records, Treves has traced its provenance. The Montalto Madonna will be offered in an auction at Sotheby's on July 10, where it is expected to fetch as much as