May 29, 2018
On 29 May 1606, the great Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio killed Ranuccio Tommasoni in Rome.

December 9, 2017
On View: Caravaggio: Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese

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.

August 25, 2017
The ceremonial entrance of a Caravaggisto: Bartolomeo Manfredi was baptized in Ostiano on 25 August 1582 .

July 8, 2016
Artemisia Gentileschi was born 8 July 1593 in Rome.

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.

May 3, 2016
Night falls on a Neapolitan master: Baroque painter Francesco Solimena died 3 May 1747 at the age of 89 in the borough of Barra.

April 29, 2016
Venetian painter and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Piazzetta died on 29 April 1754.

December 12, 2015
The culmination of a Caravaggisto: Bartolomeo Manfredi died 12 December 1622 in Rome.

August 25, 2015
Bartolomeo Manfredi was baptized in the Lombard town of Ostiano on 25 August 1582.

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