1600 – 1700
The Baroque

Caravaggio's Death of the Virgin

Caravaggio, Death of the Virgin, 1605-06, Oil on canvas, 12 feet, 10 inches x 8 feet
(369 x 245 cm) (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

Painted for the altar of a family chapel in the church of Santa Maria della Scala del
Trastevere, Rome.

Speakers: Drs. Beth Harris and Steven Zucker

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