September 29, 2017
Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was likely born on 29 September 1571, for scholars agree that he was born in the fall of this year, and 29 September is the feast day of St. Michael the Archangel , Caravaggio’s namesake.
June 22, 2016
Now Open: Caravaggio and the Painters of the North at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza For those tantalized by tenebrism: a fantastic new exhibition, entitled “ Caravaggio and the Painters of the North ,” just opened yesterday (21 June) at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, Spain.
December 12, 2013
Bartolomeo Manfredi died on this day in 1622.