Lost Michelangelo painting discovered?

As reported by the BBC, an Oxford University residence hall has learned that one of its numerous religious paintings may be one of the Maestro’s originals.  Needless to say, the painting has been relocated to the Ashmolean Museum until further notice.  This is exciting news for the art world and for Renaissance scholars as the verdict is anxiously awaited.

For more on Michelangelo’s life and art, check out Michelangelo: A Life on Paper by Princeton professor Leonard Barkan.