April 12, 2014
The exhibition “Caravaggio and Connoisseurship” invites visitors to assess attributions to the famous Baroque painter.

February 7, 2014
Neapolitan artist Luca Giordano (1634-1705) is heralded as the most prolific artist before Pablo Picasso.

January 28, 2014
Of French birth, Valentin de Boulogne was in Rome by 1614 where he came under the sway of Caravaggio and his followers.

December 12, 2013
Bartolomeo Manfredi died on this day in 1622.

July 19, 2013
Artemesia Gentilleschi’s Judith Slaying Holofernes will travel from the Uffizi in Florence to the Art institute of Chicago, where it will be on view from 17 October through 9 January.

July 18, 2013
On this day in 1610, Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio died in Porto Ercole at the age of 38.

July 16, 2013
On this day in 1747, Giuseppe Maria Crespi , known as Lo Spagnuolo because of his taste for Spanish fashions, died in Bologna at age 82.

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