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News: Caravaggio Found!

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For the past few months, we’ve been closely following the saga unfolding in Porto Ecrole, Italy as scientists test the remains of whom they believe may be the long dead Caravaggio; bones tossed into an ossuary in the 1950s after being dug-up from the cemetery of San Sebastiano.   In 2001, an Italian researcher came across a document he believed ... Read More »

More Caravaggio CSI: Did Lead Paints Make Him Mad as a Hatter?

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  We dig deep into the life of Caravaggio in our forthcoming “Art + Travel: Step into The Lives of Five Famous Painters”. We follow where he worked, where he lived, where he reveled, and where his work can be found amid the chapels and monuments of Rome. As cultural guides, it’s no problem. But as to what killed the ... Read More »

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