12 mars 2011

Caravaggio @ Contarelli Chapel of the Church of S. Luigi dei Francesi in Rome

ROME.- detail of a painting, entitled Chiamata di San Matteo (Calling of St. Matthew), by Italian artist Caravaggio (1573-1610). The painting is one of three Caravaggio masterpieces that have been put on show in the Contarelli Chapel of the Church of S. Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, Italy. The show running from 10 March to 15 October 2011, was organized and promoted by the Superintendence for the State Museums of Rome and presents the results of new diagnostic testing performed on the paintings to acquire more knowledge of Caravaggios... [Lire la suite]