“A similar portrait”: interview to Francesca Cappelletti (by Egizio Trombetta)

(English version by Ekaterina Kravchenko)  –  Francesca Cappelletti is a professional art historian, and can be considered even more than that if taking into account her documentary researches on the archives of Mattei di Recanati. Thanks to her profound work carried out together with another scholar, Laura Testa, today it is possible to cast light on such masterpieces of Caravaggio as San Giovannino of the Pinacoteca Capitolina in Rome and The Taking of Christ exposed in Dublin. A recent work of Francesca Cappelletti published by Electa, “Caravaggio: A Similar Portrait” has come out on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the death of Michelangelo Merisi. We meet Francesca Cappelletti in the university of Ferrara, where she works as a professor of the history of modern art, to clear up some aspects of her book, but not only…  READ MORE THE INTEGRAL VERSION OF THE INTERVIEW AND THE VIDEO ON THE “EGIZIO TROMBETTA BLOG”


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