Caravaggio paintings stolen, lost or destroyed

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, one of the most revolutionary and influential artists of his time, left behind an artistic legacy that continues to amaze and inspire. However, not all of Caravaggio’s paintings have survived to the present day.
Caravaggio’s life was certainly troubled, but some of his works have also experienced complicated events. In fact, some of his masterpieces have been lost due to historical events, theft, or have simply been misplaced due to the vicissitudes of time.

Here are what are the lost paintings of Michelangelo Merisi.

The lost paintings of Caravaggio

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Informal Art between history and innovation

I have always wondered how historical events, especially the most tragic ones, deeply influence art. Of course, every time I try to give myself an answer, I am amazed by the strength with which art reacts to the tragic nature of life, and in this post I want to share with you information about an art movement that was born out of the devastation left by World War II: I am referring toInformal Art.

Informal Art is a movement, which marked the cultural history of the postwar period, that transformed pain and suffering into a unique expressive language. This post aims to immerse you in the complex evolution of Informal Art, exploring its origins, its leading exponents, and revolutionary techniques.

Informal art between history and innovation

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What to visit in Paestum

In the northern part of Cilento, Campania, we find an archaeological park where we can visit the remains of the best-preserved Greco-Roman city in Italy. This is Paestum, best known for its temples: it offers visitors a unique testimony to life at the time of Magna Graecia and the Romans. How to buy tickets to visit it and how to get there?

What to see in Paestum

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Casa Vicens in Barcelona: description and visit info

A city like Barcelona has much to offer the art lover. Surely you have heard of must-see museums, such as the Picasso Museum, or Antoni Gaudí’s best-known buildings, such as the Sagrada Familia and the Casa Batlló. There is, however, one attraction that is slowly becoming known: it is the Casa Vicens, a house that was in effect the first major project for the architect.

How the visit to the Vicens House unfolds

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Righteous Judges panel stolen from the Mystic Lamb Polyptych

The Polyptych of the Mystical Lamb, a masterpiece of the Van Eyck brothers completed in 1432, is known not only for its extraordinary beauty and artistic complexity but also for having been the subject of numerous vicissitudes, including theft and looting. Particularly intriguing is the fate of the panel of the Righteous Judges, which disappeared in 1934 from St. Bavon Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium.
This theft is one of art’s greatest mysteries and has generated theories and initiated research that has lasted for decades.

Righteous Judges panel stolen in Ghent

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