Salome with the Head of John the Baptist by Caravaggio
centuriespast: CARAVAGGIO The Inspiration of Saint Matthew 1602 Oil on canvas, 296 x 189 cm Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome
A diary entry from the iconoclastic British film director, Derek Jarman whose enigmatic movies such as Edward II, Caravaggio, and Sebastianne, captured gay longing and desire.
bydbach: caravaggio: the conversion of st paul
empleofapelles: Caravaggio, Cupid as Victor (detail), ca. 1601
ahmedfawzisaleh: Caravaggio The Taking of Christ (Italian: Presa di Cristo nell'orto or Cattura di Cristo) 1602 Society of Jesus of Ireland, on loan to the National Gallery of Ireland inv. no. 14,072
antonio-m: dynamitefists: Caravaggio Exhibit, Resnick Pavillion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
George Clooney protects his wife Amal from the cameras while exiting Caravaggio after grabbing dinner on the Upper East Side on Tuesday night (April 28) in New York City. The couple was joined for the Italian meal by Amal‘s father Ramzi, her mother Baria, and her sister Tala. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
picassofanclub: Detail from Sette opere di Misericordia, Caravaggio (1606-1607)
art-is-art-is-art: The Death of the Virgin, Caravaggio
givemesomesoma: Caravaggio St John the Baptist (Youth with Ram) 1602 129 x 94 cm Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome
Ever wonder what art history would look like without wheat? Gluten Free Museum is a Tumblr that removes the offending allergen from famous works of art, including Caravaggio, Vermeer, and Koons, as well as advertising and cartoons. READ MORE »
lilacsinthedooryard: Caravaggio The Fortune Teller (detail) 1596-97
Raped by her teacher, illiterate, and triumphant in a male-dominated field, Artemisia Gentileschi and her women-centric paintings were the perfect ingredients for a feminist icon. So why are her later ‘feminine’ paintings considered so lame?
Is this painting by Caravaggio, and thus worth a huge sum, or is it a 17th-century copy with little value? That question is at the center of a mystery in the collapse of Freestone Insurance Co., a Delaware insurer now in liquidation...
The aural history of the 16th to 17th century resonates through the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Painting Music in the Age of Caravaggio.
Killing Jesus, the TV movie based on the book of the same name by Bill O’Reilly, has some new, stunning art created by Sam Spratt, a modern Caravaggio. The reveal came via Mashable on Wednesday, but Spratt has also posted the gorgeous...Show More Summary
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Last October I reported on the legal kerfuffle over a copy of Caravaggio's The Cardsharps (CLICK). Bill Thwaytes, the previous owner of the disputed painting, has lost his case in the High Court in London. The judge upheld Sotherby's...Show More Summary
Sotheby's on Friday won its legal battle with a man who claimed the auction house negligently led him to undersell a painting acquired by an expert who later declared it to be a Caravaggio. Lancelot William Thwaytes sold the painting,...Show More Summary