Caravaggio Paintings Shown for First Time in Canada (by Pam McLennan from “The Epoch Times”)

OTTAWA—The National Gallery of Canada’s “Caravaggio And His Followers In Rome” is truly a must-see exhibition of rare paintings on loan from esteemed galleries including the Prado in Madrid, the Louvre, and the National Gallery in London—47 public and private collections in total.  “There are 58 works in all and 12 works are by Caravaggio. It’s historic. It’s rare,” said gallery director Marc Meyer.  Put together by the National Gallery and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, the exhibit required four years of negotiations with numerous galleries around the globe.  The National Gallery is the only Canadian venue on the tour, and will run the exhibit June 17 through Sept. 11…. READ MORE ON “THE EPOCH TIMES”

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