25 December 2013

The dramatic reappearance of the lost Moritz Oppenheim painting

Moritz Oppenheim's painting, "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," has triggered international interest.  Its sale for over $400,000. at an auction at Sotheby's in New York on December 17 is discussed in this article in The Tablet Magazine:


The article includes a lengthy interview with David Kertzer about the Mortara case, the lost painting, and about his new book, The Pope and Mussolini.