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Caravaggio Tour

Highlights

  • Works of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
  • Tickets and Reservations into 2 museums

All-Inclusive Price

  • Euro 350 for 1 Guest
  • Euro 150 Each Additional Guest
  • Free
    (Children 5 and under)

Highlights

  • Works of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Meeting Point

  • Piazza Barberini
    (details provided in automatic confirmation email)
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Tour Duration

  • 4 hours

Discover the art and life of a Caravaggio, a man who left his indelible mark on Rome and Italian art. Caravaggio led a controversial life in the late 150ss and early 1600s. He left a lasting impression on his counterparts and become known as a genius who wanted to follow his own rules in a time when artists had to work under strict commissions. He spent long periods of time in exile running from the law and the church, experiencing sickness and extreme suffering while creating his masterpieces which would be mostly forgotten after his death because they were considered too realistic and "modern". It is only recently that Caravaggio has been rediscovered and appreciated in the art world.

A master art historian will guide you through churches and collections where Caravaggio's most characteristic masterpieces are set. Each painting gives us a glance into various moments of his short-lived life. By exploring his subjects, we can trace his fascinating life story that has a tragic end. You will get closer to Caravaggio's unprecedented visual technique, religiosity, sexuality, and culpability in the murder of a young man. By the end of the tour, visitors better understand how Caravaggio's life in Rome directly influenced the monumental and breathtaking paintings we are still privileged to see today.

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