List of Famous Caravaggio Artwork Artwork

List of Famous Caravaggio Artwork

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A list of Caravaggio artwork, including all notable Caravaggio paintings, sculptures and other works of art, with photos when available. These popular Caravaggio pieces are sorted alphabetically by the title of the work of art. These are some of Caravaggio's most famous art pieces, so if you're wondering what art was made by Caravaggio and how many major pieces of art Caravaggio made then this list is a great resource. If you want to know more about these pieces of renowned Caravaggio artwork, then click on their names for additional information.

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Caravaggio is a renowned artist celebrated by people from all around the world, so skip a day at the museum and check out these historic works of art that were created by Caravaggio. (76 items)


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    Adoration of the Shepherds

    Adoration of the Shepherds
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    The Adoration of the Shepherds is an oil on canvas painting by the Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi, commonly known as Caravaggio. The Adoration of the Shepherds measures 83.07 x 123.62 in. It was commissioned for the Capuchin Franciscans and was painted in Messina for the Church of Santa Maria degli ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Alof de Wignacourt

    Alof de Wignacourt
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    Fra' Alof de Wignacourt was the 54th Grand Master of the Order of Malta, from 1601 to 1622. He was of the langue of France. He was respected, and was popular with the people. Wignacourt joined the Order in 1564, aged seventeen, and distinguished himself at the Great Siege of Malta a year later. He was ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
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    Amor Vincit Omnia
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    Amor Vincit Omnia is a painting by the Italian early realist / post-Mannerist artist Caravaggio. Amor Vincit Omnia shows Amor, the Roman Cupid, wearing dark eagle wings, half-sitting on or perhaps climbing down from what appears to be a table. Scattered around are the emblems of all human endeavours – ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Cupid
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Bacchus
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    Bacchus is a painting by Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. It is held in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence. The painting shows a youthful Bacchus reclining in classical fashion with grapes and vine leaves in his hair, fingering the drawstring of his loosely-draped robe. On a stone ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Basket of Fruit

    Basket of Fruit
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    Basket of Fruit is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, which hangs in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan. It shows a wicker basket perched on the edge of a ledge. The basket contains a selection of summer fruit: ... a good-sized, light-red peach attached to a stem ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Boy Bitten by a Lizard

    Boy Bitten by a Lizard
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    Boy Bitten by a Lizard is a painting by the Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio. It exists in two versions, both believed to be authentic works of Caravaggio, one in the Fondazione Roberto Longhi in Florence, the other in the National Gallery, London. The differences between the two versions are ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Boy Peeling Fruit

    Boy Peeling Fruit
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    Boy Peeling Fruit is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio painted circa 1592-1593. This is the earliest known work by Caravaggio, painted soon after his arrival in Rome from his native Milan in mid 1592. His movements in this period are not certain. According to his ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Boy with a Basket of Fruit

    Boy with a Basket of Fruit
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    Boy with a Basket of Fruit, c.1593, is a painting generally ascribed to Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, currently in the Galleria Borghese, Rome. The painting dates from the time when Caravaggio, newly arrived in Rome from his native Milan, was making his way in the competitive ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Burial of St. Lucy

    Burial of St. Lucy
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    Burial of Saint Lucy is a painting by the Italian artist Caravaggio. It is located in the church of Santa Lucia alla Badia located on the Piazza Duomo in Syracuse, Sicily.more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Cardsharps

    Cardsharps
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    The Cardsharps is a painting by the Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The original is generally agreed to be the work acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum in 1987, although Caravaggio may have painted more than one version.more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Christ at the Column

    Christ at the Column
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    Christ at the Column, is a painting by the Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio, currently housed in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Rouen, France. This is one of two versions of the Flagellation of Christ by Caravaggio painted late in 1606 or early in 1607, soon after his arrival in Naples. The ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Christ on the Mount of Olives

    Christ on the Mount of Olives
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    Christ on the Mount of Olives was a painting by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, formerly in the Kaiser Friedrich Museum painting gallery, Berlin, but destroyed in 1945. The painting's authenticity has been disputed, but it is well attested in the collection of Marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani and his ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Conversion on the Way to Damascus

    Conversion on the Way to Damascus
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    The Conversion on the Way to Damascus is a masterpiece by Caravaggio, painted in 1601 for the Cerasi Chapel of the church of Santa Maria del Popolo, in Rome. The painting depicts the moment recounted in Chapter 9 of Acts of the Apostles when Saul, soon to be the apostle Paul, fell on the road to ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Crucifixion of St. Peter

    Crucifixion of St. Peter
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    The Crucifixion of Saint Peter is a work by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, painted for the Cerasi Chapel of Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome. Across the chapel is a second Caravaggio work depicting the The Conversion of Saint Paul on the Road to Damascus. On the altar between the two is an Assumption ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Crucifixion
    • Art Form: Painting
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    David and Goliath
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    David and Goliath is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio. It was painted in about 1599, and is held in the Museo del Prado, Madrid. Two later versions of the same theme are currently to be seen in Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, and in Rome's Galleria Borghese. The David and Goliath in ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Goliath, David
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    David with the Head of Goliath
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    David with the Head of Goliath is a painting by the Italian Baroque artist Caravaggio. It is housed in the Galleria Borghese, Rome. The painting, which was in the collection of Cardinal Scipione Borghese in 1650, has been dated as early as 1605 and as late as 1609–1610, with more recent scholars tending ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Goliath, David
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    David with the Head of Goliath (Caravaggio), Vienna
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    David with the Head of Goliath, c. 1607, in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Gemäldegalerie, Vienna, is a painting by the Italian artist Caravaggio. Peter Robb believes it to have been acquired by the conde de Villamediana in Naples between 1611 and 1617, as Giovanni Bellori records Villamediana as having ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Goliath, David
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Death of the Virgin

    Death of the Virgin
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    The Death of the Virgin is a painting completed by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio. It is a near contemporary with Caravaggio's Madonna with Saint Anne now at the Musée du Louvre.more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Ecce Homo

    Ecce Homo
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    Ecce Homo is a painting by the Italian master Caravaggio. It is housed in the Palazzo Bianco, Genoa. According to Giambatista Cardi, nephew of the Florentine artist Cigoli, Cardinal Massimo Massimi commissioned paintings on the theme of Ecce Homo from three artists, Cigoli, Caravaggio, and Domenico ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: Ecce homo
    • Art Form: Painting
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    John the Baptist (John in the Wilderness)
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    John the Baptist was the subject of at least eight paintings by the Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The story of John the Baptist is told in the Gospels. John was the cousin of Jesus, and his calling was to prepare the way for the coming of the Messiah. He lived in the ...more

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    • Artist: Caravaggio
    • Subject: John the Baptist
    • Art Form: Painting
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