1600 – 1700
The Baroque

Caravaggio's paintings in the Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi


The Contarelli Chapel in San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome contains three paintings by Caravaggio on the subject of St. Matthew - The Calling of St. Matthew, The Inspiration of St. Matthew and The Martyrdom of St. Matthew (all 1599-1600). We recorded this in Rome, in the chapel. For an additional video that focuses only on the painting of The Calling of St. Matthew, click here.

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

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Caravaggios paintings in the Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi
Rome, Italy
1599-1600

Check this out as well

On Saint Matthew, Catholic Encyclopedia

A tourist-focused website on the church--in French

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