Caravaggio: “The Giovanni Battista” exposed in the Cathedral of Siena

17 Apr

Caravaggio - San Giovanni Battista

The San Giovanni Battista from Saturday 17 April is kept in the crypt of the Cathedral of Siena, until August 18. This is one of the masterpiece of Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi, coming from the Pinacoteca Capitolina in Rome.

During the exhibition, Dialoghi 2013 organizes the Aperitives of Arts.

Enjoy un aperitive under the Duomo Nuovo loggia and enjoy and admire the beautiful masterpiece of Caravaggio, listening the explanation of the touristic guide specialized inside of the Duomo Crypt.

For further information: www.operaduomo.siena.it

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