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Podcast Episode 21: The Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

In this week's episode of Accessible Art History: The Podcast, I kicked off Season 5! For the next five episodes, it's going to be all about Baroque and Dutch Golden Age art. To start, I discussed the Calling of St. Matthew by the great Caravaggio. To listen, click here or download onto your favorite platform. Please don't forget to to rate and review, it really helps me out!



The Calling of St. Matthew

1599-1600

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons



Symbols of the Four Evangelists

Book of Kells, 9th century CE

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Church of San Luigi dei Francesi

Rome, Italy

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Portrait of Caravaggio

C. 1621

Ottavio Leoni

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The Martyrdom of St. Matthew

1599-1600

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons










The Inspiration of St. Matthew

1599-1600

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

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Sources


Gardner's Art through the Ages, 12th edition by Fred S Kleiner


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Calling_of_St_Matthew_(Caravaggio)


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_the_Apostle


https://www.biography.com/artist/caravaggio


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caravaggio


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Martyrdom_of_Saint_Matthew_(Caravaggio)


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Inspiration_of_Saint_Matthew


https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/glossary/chiaroscuro




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