Saint Catherine of Alexandria1598
This painting was almost certainly commissioned in Rome by Caravaggio’s first patron, Cardinal Francesco Maria del Monte. Captured in a strikingly natural pose, the figure of St Catherine has been identified as Fillide Melandroni, a celebrated courtesan of the time. Read more...
- 173 x 133 cm
- Oil on canvas
- © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. Exhibited on USEUM for Scholarly use.
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