Caravaggio in America


Caravaggio has paintings in collections all over the world, but mostly in Italy. There are a few paintings in America. Almost all of them in America are in Museums and are worth a look.

The following works are listed chronology and give the location of each painting.

Before visiting, it may be helpful to call the museum ahead of time to ensure that the work is currently on view.


 Cardsharps  Martha and Mary Magdalene
 1594  1598
 Kimbell Art Museum  Detroit Institute of Arts
 Fort Worth, Texas  Detroit, Michigan
   
 Musicians  Holy Family with St. John the Baptist
 1595  1603
 Metropolitan Museum of Art  Metropolitan Museum of Art
 New York City, New York  New York City, New York
   
 Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy
 John the Baptist
 1595  1604
 Wadsworth Antheneum  Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
 Hartford, Connecticut  Kansas City, Missouri
   
 Lute Player  Crucifixion of Saint Andrew
 1596  1607
 Metropolitan Museum of Art  Cleveland Museum of Art
 New York City, New York  Cleveland, Ohio
   
 Sacrifice of Isaac  Denial of Saint Peter
 1598  1610
 Barbara Piasecka Johnson collection – Private  Metropolitan Museum of Art
 Princeton, New Jersey
 New York City, New York
 

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