Before established a certain cause of death for the Baroque painter, scientists first had to find his body.
From Camera Clubs to Syphilis: The WPA’s Practical, Modernist Posters
From 1936 to 1943, around 2,000 posters were created as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
New Titian Discovered in Museum Basement, Does It Suggest the Old Master Had a STD?
It seems like ever other month a new painting by an Old or New Master is being rediscovered after a stint of obscurity in someone’s palazzo, basement, yard sale, or, in this case, in museum storage. London’s National Gallery, which you’d think would know exactly what it had, has discovered what they believe to be a painting of Girolamo Fracastoro, the man who “discovered” syphilis, by the great Venetian Renaissance painter Titian.