Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, (29 September 157118 July 1610) was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta and Sicily between 1593 and 1610. He was the first great representative of the Baroque school of painting, noted for his intensely emotional canvases and dramatic use of lighting. He is widely considered one of the greatest painters in European history.
NB: This connection excludes his works in museums (Louvre, Uffizi, Hermitage etc.)

World Heritage Sites connected to 'Caravaggio':

  • Naples "Seven Works of Mercy" in the Pio Monte della Misericordia
  • Potsdam "Incredulity of Saint Thomas" in the Sanssouci
  • Rome Several, notably in the Contarelli Chapel
  • Toledo "John the Baptist" at the Cathedral
  • Valletta "Saint Jerome Writing" in St. John's Co-Cathedral