Caravaggio

Review
Exhibition catalogues

Vienna museum's Caravaggio and Bernini catalogue presents the artist's studio as a theatrical site

Exhibition at Kunsthistorisches on the two Baroque heavyweights helps to clarify the relationship between Roman painting and sculpture of the period

News
Caravaggio

Caravaggio’s masterpiece St Jerome Writing gets its own wing in Malta cathedral

Huge tapestry set inspired by Rubens will also be conserved in the new annex at St John’s Co-Cathedral

Preview
Exhibitions

Caravaggio and Bernini show promises to be about more than just its titular #barockstars

Exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum will highlight the multiple trends and rich aesthetics of early Baroque art in Rome

Analysis
Art crime

It’s 50 years since Caravaggio’s Nativity was stolen in Palermo: have the police been chasing red herrings all this time?

New enquiries suggest a US or Swiss connection through the mafia heroin trade

News
Art market

Did US collector Tom Hill buy the 'lost Caravaggio'?

France's Gazette Drouot claims that Hill might have bought the painting and it could be headed for the Met in New York, according to a source

News
Art market

Ignored by the Louvre, 'lost' Caravaggio bought in private sale is destined for 'important museum'

Estimated to sell between €100m-€150m at auction on Friday, an anonymous buyer has snapped up the disputed painting that was discovered in a French attic

Feature
Lost art

Lost art: the great Caravaggio whodunnit

Ahead of the painting's sale, the art historian Noah Charney asks whether the pricey work is a true lost treasure or one of scores made by Caravaggisti

News
Art market

Kamel Mennour to show controversial 'rediscovered' Caravaggio in Paris gallery

Judith beheading Holofernes—due to be auctioned this June estimated at £86m-£129m—will be juxtaposed with a Daniel Buren installation

Preview
Exhibitions

How Caravaggio brought naturalism to Naples

Museo di Capodimonte examines the huge influence that the Old Master had on Baroque artists active in the city

Comment
Caravaggio

Discovery in a Toulouse attic is no Caravaggio

There are too many oddities in the painting discovered in France five years ago

Interview
Art market

'I would give my head to be cut off—like Holofernes!' Eric Turquin on the Caravaggio attribution

The Old Master specialist who researched the provenance of the recently attributed painting on the joys of exploring French attics

News
Caravaggio

Attic to auction: a timeline of the 'Lost Caravaggio'

The painting, thought to be the second version of the Baroque artist’s Judith Beheading Holofernes will be auctioned this June with an estimate of £86m-£129m

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Caravaggio

French state rejects painting with controversial Caravaggio attribution that was found in an attic

Now the export ban has been lifted, the work may go on the market after restoration

Feature
Lost art

Lost art: Has Caravaggio’s long missing Nativity been found?

Noah Charney on the Carabinieri's efforts to track down the stolen painting

News
Art theft

Did stolen Caravaggio go to Switzerland?

Mafia informant claims the painting, which is included in the FBI’s list of top ten art crimes, was sold to a Swiss dealer

News
Conservation & Preservation

Hermitage gets Caravaggio’s Lute Player back on song

First-ever major restoration for the artist’s only work in a Russian museum

News
Caravaggio

Galleria Borghese launches Caravaggio research centre—with a little help from Fendi

Roman museum aims to become the primary reference for scholarship on the artist