AI finally solves the mystery behind Renaissance painting

Madonna della Rosa
(Image credit: Museo del Prado)

It turns out that AI is good for more than creative terrible film mashups and nightmarish deepfakes. An algorithm developed in Bradford may have solved the mystery behind a masterpiece of art at Madrid's Prado gallery. 

For centuries, there has been debate around the Madonna della Rosa (Madonna of the Rose). Was it really painted by Raphael? AI, it seems, has found the answer (see our pick of the best AI art generators for generative AI tools).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.