renaissance-art: Caravaggio c. 1596-1597 Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da - The Lute-Player,1596, Hermitage, by greta_g
Click image for 1140 x 1500 size. Artemisia Gentileschi, St Cecilia, 1620. Artemisia Gentileschi was an Italian Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio.
v-ersacrum: Caravaggio, The Lute Player (detail), c.1596
A new novel by Álvaro Enrigue (translated by Natasha Wimmer, of Roberto Bolaño’s fictions) uses the story of a tennis match between Spanish poet Francisco de Quevedo and Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio to address the origins of tennis, classics like Don Quixote and Utopia, and more. Randy Boyagoda reviews the novel, Sudden Death, […]
After two years, conservation of one of the Cleveland Museum of Art?s masterpieces, Caravaggio?s Crucifixion of Saint Andrew, 1606?7 is complete. This is the first time the painting has been conserved since coming to the museum in 1976. Show More Summary
Click image for 804 x 1050 size. Caravaggio, Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, 1604
Caravaggio, Boy Bitten by a Lizard (detail) 1594
Caravaggio, Bacchus (detail 2) 1596
Caravaggio, Bacchus, 1596
caravaggista: seizures: detail, Caravaggio c. 1860 1860? Caravaggio died in 1610, and this (John the Baptist, Doria Pamphilj & Musei Capitolini) was painted in 1602.
With their paintings of bacchanalian revelry and swaggery Dionysus, Old Masters like Caravaggio, Poussin, and Rubens were a bit like the hip-hop videographers of their day.
Has a $136 million Caravaggio been stashed in a leaky attic near Toulouse, France for a century? You don't need to peer into dim corners to discover some of the artist's best work.
A 400-year-old painting that could be worth $135 million was discovered in an attic in Toulouse, France. Art expert Eric Turquin believes the painting is a work by the Italian artist Caravaggio and estimates its worth at $135 million. Show More Summary
Is this one of the greatest art finds of the decade? Or is it the resurrection of a fraud?
(Photo: Studio Sebert) In the deuterocanonical Book of Judith, the pious Judith cuts of the head of the Assyrian general Holofernes. In the Sixteenth Century, the Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio painted the scene at least twice. Show More Summary
A 400-year-old picture that might have been painted by Italian master Caravaggio has been found in an attic in southern France.
A painting that a French family found in their attic while investigating a leaky roof may be a long-lost Caravaggio.
[caption id="attachment_77384" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Eric Turquin in front of "Judith Bheading Holofernes"[/caption] The FBI is now offering a $25,000 reward for information in the Warhol “Soup Can” heist from the Springfield Art Museum. Show More Summary
“The mysterious 400-year-old canvas was only found by accident when the owners of a house near Toulouse went to fix a leak in the ceiling. The large, remarkably well-preserved canvas of the beheading of the general Holofernes by Judith, from the apocryphal Book of Judith, was painted between 1600 and 1610, specialists estimate. And many […]