The Discovery of A Masterpiece
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While cataloging the artwork housed inside of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Mallory uncovered a masterpiece that had been lost to the art world since the 1930’s. After a year of research, the piece was authenticated as an official work by Auguste Rodin. Mallory will share the story of how a simple art cataloging project evolved into a search for a mysterious piece’s provenance and became one of the biggest art finds in recent history.
Mallory Mortillaro is an art historian and educator. She has ten years of teaching experience and has worked on various art research projects for museums and organizations in the metropolitan area. She studied at Drew University. Mallory resides in New Jersey with her husband.
Here is a NY Times article on this - https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/20/nyregion/a-rodin-hiding-in-plain-sight-in-a-new-jersey-suburb.html