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Marta e Maria Maddalena (c. 1598)

Caravaggio (1571-1610) Marta e Maria Maddalena (Martha and Mary Magdalene) c.1598 Oil and tempera on canvas, 100 x 134.5 cm Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit See also: • Melandroni, Fillide (1581-1618)

Santa Caterina d’Alessandria (c.1598-1599)

Caravaggio (1571-1610) Santa Caterina d’Alessandria (Saint Catherine of Alexandria) c.1598–1599 Oil on canvas, 173 x 133 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   This painting was almost certainly commissioned in Rome by Caravaggio’s first patron, Cardinal Francesco Maria del Monte. Captured in a strikingly…

David con la testa di Golia (c.1600)

Caravaggio (1571-1610) David con la testa di Golia (David and Goliath) c.1600 Oil on canvas, 110.4 x 91.3 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid Compared with the many other treatments of this well-known biblical episode, the scene depicted in the Prado picture is…