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Scuderie del Quirinale to Celebrate Caravaggio’s 400th Anniversary

ROME.- Caravaggio did not paint much in his life. Because life often took precedence over art. And yet, many artworks over the centuries have been attributed to Michelangelo Merisi. For some too many, for others simply dubious attributions. The exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale will present the public with only those artworks that are certainly by Caravaggio, the sum of the indisputable master. A roundup of extraordinary paintings, because technique, vision and innovation in the art of Caravaggio are extraordinary, because nobody before and after him was able to “give light to darkness.” The exhibition is under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic organized by the Azienda Speciale Palaexpo