Episode 42: Caravaggio: Part 1

Episode 42: Caravaggio: Part 1

The painter Caravaggio walked the streets of Rome in the late 1500s. Today we retrace his steps, examining his artistic genius and murderous temper. Listen to Part 2 for the conclusion.

Caravaggio's hole Martha and Mary (1598). Notice the light source!!

Caravaggio’s hole Martha and Mary (1598). Notice the light source!!

Books recommended in this episode: “A Name in Blood” by Matt Rees (fiction) and “M: The Man Who Became Caravaggio” (nonfiction) by Peter Robb.

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See the hole Caravaggio made in his apartment ceiling?

See the hole Caravaggio made in his apartment ceiling?

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