Caravaggio Exhibition Coming to the Muscarelle Museum of Art

Feb 06, 2014 613

"Caravaggio Connoisseurship: Saint Francis in Meditation and the Capitoline Fortune Teller" comes to the Muscarelle Museum of Art on Feb. 8 and will remain on view through April 6.

Two nearly identical versions of Caravaggio's Saint Francis in Meditation have left experts divided. Despite years of debate, experts are in disagreement as to which one of these two beautiful paintings was created first -- and by whom. Which one is the original? Could they both be by the great Michelangelo Merisi, called Caravaggio?

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