The Calling of Saint Matthew – (Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)) Previous Next


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Topic: Saints

Date: 1599

Size: 322 x 340 cm

Technique: Oil On Canvas

The Calling of Saint Matthew is a masterpiece by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, depicting the moment at which Jesus Christ inspires Matthew to follow him. It was completed in 1599-1600 for the Contarelli Chapel in the church of the French congregation, San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, where it remains today. It hangs alongside two other paintings of Matthew by Caravaggio, The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew (painted around the same time as the Calling) and The Inspiration of Saint Matthew (1602)

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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

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