Previously obscure statues may be Michelangelo's only surviving bronze works

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A research team from the University of Cambridge and the Fitzwilliam Museum has announced that two statues, obscure for more than 100 years, may be Michelangelo's last surviving bronze works.

The 3.3-feet-tall statues depict a young man and an older man riding panthers. In the 19th century, the statues were attributed to Michelangelo, AFP reports, but since the pieces were undocumented and unsigned, that credit was since dismissed.

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