Two Italian scientists - Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz Guerrieri and Adriana Conconi Fedrigolli - during the two years examined in the Sforza Castle, located north of Milan, the materials left over from the artist Simone Peterzano.From 1584 for four years in this workshop she studied Michelangelo Merisi, better known by his nickname - Caravaggio (the name of hometown of the artist's mother).Italian critics have set themselves the goal to find among nearly a thousand works of Simone Peterzano and his students are those that belong to Caravaggio.To do this, they set up sketches and paintings into groups that differ in style, one of which i
s in the style of the Roman period of the great Italian.Then, using computer technology compared with pencil drawings of famous paintings by the artist and found among them 83 works, fragments of which largely repeated.

comparison is made with the Roman period because that is where Caravaggio came four years after the sudden cessation training workshop in Milan.There is no information about the reasons for early withdrawal from a teacher and Italian life during those years, but in Rome, he came to the poor and hungry, even though his mother was the daughter of a wealthy cattle dealer, and his father - the manager of the castle of the Marquis Sforza.First time in Rome, he made a living by performing drawings of flowers and fruit in the shop not the most talented artist Cesare d'Arpino.But later in his paintings began to appear subjects, preliminary sketches fragments that Italian art is now found in the archives of Milan's castle.At the beginning of July 2012, they presented their findings to the general public, published in four languages ​​600-page brochure with illustrations showing the similarities found pictures with famous works by Caravaggio.