We use our own and third party cookies to improve your user experience; by continuing to browse, we understand that you accept their use. You can get more information on our cookies policy.

Rome Reports

You are using an outdated browser

In order to deliver the greatest experience to our visitors we use cutting edge web development techniques that require a modern browser. To view this page please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer 11 or greater


A possible work of Caravaggio discovered in Rome

The painting is titled, “The Martyrdom of St. Lawrence” and has several of the Italian painter?s characteristic features. ; It shows similarities to other paintings by Caravaggio, such as “The Martyrdom of St. Matthew,” “Judith Beheading Holofernes” and “The Conversion of St. Paul.”

The authorship has not been confirmed yet, but the painting will undergo a battery of tests to determine if it?s the work of one of the greatest artists in history.

EF/RCJM-BN-