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Raphael artwork ‘features a face he did not paint’

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Source : The Irish News

An oil painting thought to be created by the famous Italian artist Raphael features a face that he did not paint, according to scientists.

Researchers in the UK used artificial intelligence technology to analyse Madonna della Rosa (Madonna of the Rose), which was painted in early 16th century and is believed to be one of the many Madonnas painted by the Renaissance master.

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Art fans spot ‘time traveller’ in 17th Century painting as boy seen ‘wearing Nike trainers’

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Art fans are convinced they have spotted a young time traveller in a 17th Century painting. Dutch Master Ferdinand Bol’s ‘Portrait of a Boy’ has garnered a huge amount of online interest thanks to some eagle-eyed visitors to the National Gallery in London.

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Saudi Arabia, UK launch art and heritage campaign

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Source: Arab News

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Royal Institute of Traditional Arts, or Wrth, has launched an initiative with the UK titled “A Shared Heritage of Two Kingdoms,” which celebrates how art bridges cultures.

It is a part of the GREAT Futures Initiative Conference held in Riyadh on May 14 and 15, which showcased opportunities for UK businesses in Saudi Arabia.

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Portrait of Kettering space-pioneer presented to the Science Museum in London

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Source: Northamptonshire Telegraph

In the 1960s the Kettering Grammar School satellite tracking group founded by Geoff Perry, Head of Physics, and Derek Slater, Head of Chemistry, came to national and international prominence when, during the cold-war era, they were able to announce to the world the location of a Soviet satellite base previously unknown to NASA.

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