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Boy with a Basket of Fruit  1593

by Caravaggio

The painting comes from the group of works which in 1607 were confiscated to Cavalier d'Arpino (1568-1640) after the incarceration followed specious accusation of illegal possession of some muskets. The painter, to be released, donated his collection of paintings to the Apostolic Chamber and Pope Paul V gave it to his nephew Scipione Borghese, presumed author of the planne...
70 x 67cm
Oil on Canvas
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