Billionaire named mystery buyer of Caravaggio painting found in French attic

Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes

Days before the Caravaggio painting, which was discovered in an attic, was to be auctioned, it was snapped up by a mysterious buyer who’s offer reportedly “could not be ignored.”

Billionaire J. Tomilson Hill, a noted art collector was behind the purchase where the final price was not reported.

J. Tomilson Hill who was recently discovered as the mystery buyer of the Caravaggio piece