Caravaggio - Finestre sull'Arte

Reflection on Madrid's Ecce Homo: it is not by Caravaggio

Reflection on Madrid's Ecce Homo: it is not by Caravaggio

Of theEcce Homo (Fig. 1) presented as a work by an unknown follower of Ribera in a sale on April 8, 2021, by the Ansorena Auction House in Madrid, which caused a great uproar in the art world almost uniformly inclined to recognize it as a masterpiece...
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Caravaggio's Ecce Homo discovered in 2021 goes on display at Prado in Madrid

Caravaggio's Ecce Homo discovered in 2021 goes on display at Prado in Madrid

The Prado Museum and Colnaghi announce the loan of the famous masterpiece by Caravaggio (Milan, 1571 - Porto Ercole, 1610),Ecce Homo discovered in 2021, to the great Madrid museum at the request of the painting's new owner. The Prado Museum will pres...
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Caravaggio at the court of Cardinal del Monte (III). The Basket of Fruit

Caravaggio at the court of Cardinal del Monte (III). The Basket of Fruit

This beautiful painting preserved at the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (fig. 1) was part of Cardinal Federico Borromeo 's Collection and is first described in a notarial deed of 1607: "A painting one arm's length, and three quarters of an inch in height, whe...
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Caravaggio at the court of Cardinal del Monte (II). Titian and Michelangelo's Medusa and the Furies.

Caravaggio at the court of Cardinal del Monte (II). Titian and Michelangelo's Medusa and the Furies.

This contribution is dedicated to the analysis of Caravaggio 's Medusa and the effects this work had on the art world. In order to put more emphasis on this painting, which represents a fundamental turning point in his painting, and to endow it with ...
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Caravaggio at the Court of Cardinal Del Monte (I). The alchemical mural of the Casino dell'Aurora

Caravaggio at the Court of Cardinal Del Monte (I). The alchemical mural of the Casino dell'Aurora

Introduction by Giuseppe Adani Michele Frazzi's studies turn with strong intentionality to the search for the composite definition of the social and cultural world that enveloped Michelangelo Merisi in his shuddering Roman years, and in this space-a...
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Naples, Schmidt's first act at Capodimonte: an exhibition on Caravaggio's Flagellation

Naples, Schmidt's first act at Capodimonte: an exhibition on Caravaggio's Flagellation

Eike Schmidt 's debut as director of the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte is under the banner of Caravaggio: the Flagellation is in fact the protagonist of an exhibition that will enliven the rooms of the Museo Diocesano di Donnaregina in Naples fr...
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Rome, Caravaggio and Goya compared in an exhibition at the Capitoline Museums

Rome, Caravaggio and Goya compared in an exhibition at the Capitoline Museums

Caravaggio and Goya compared in an exhibition in Rome's Capitoline Museums. Entitled Goya and Caravaggio: Truth and Rebellion , the exhibition project that compares Caravaggio 's Buona ventura (Michelangelo Merisi; Milan, 1571 - Porto Ercole, 1610) a...
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Madrid, Prado restores its Caravaggio: here's the work as we've never seen it before

Madrid, Prado restores its Caravaggio: here's the work as we've never seen it before

In Madrid, the Museo del Prado is returning to exhibit its only Caravaggio work, the David with the Head of Goliath from around 1600, after a painstaking restoration made possible thanks to the support of the Fundación Iberdrola España....
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