Caravaggio and the Knights of Malta:
a 400-Year Perspective

A Symposium Celebrating the Quadricentennial of Caravaggio’s Historic Visit to the Island of Malta

Friday, 24 October 2008 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, D.C.

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Organizer:
David M. Stone, Department of Art History, University of Delaware

Sponsors: University of Delaware; University of Malta; Embassy of Malta to the U.S.A.; Bank of Valletta

CARAVAGGIO400 aims at celebrating Caravaggio’s presence in Malta through a number of coordinated events and initiatives over 2007 and 2008. Caravaggio400 is an umbrella term under which organisations have been invited to organise Caravaggio related events.

Each institution will be responsible for its own particular event, but the entire programme will be presented as a National Programme. The programme includes, among others, the issue of commemorative silver ingot and a commemorative coin, lectures and seminars by various international experts on the theme of Caravaggio, restoration projects by Caravaggio Foundation and Heritage Malta, an exhibition of representations in salt of six Caravaggio paintings on the Passion and Resurrection of Christ, an exhibition on Caravaggio and Caravaggisti, and an issue of commemorative stamps....Read More

More info:
Caravaggio Biography
Speaker Biographies (PDF)

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Caravaggio and the Knights of Malta:a 400-Year Perspective

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio



David Stone

Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware



Ambassador of Malta to the United States of America

Ambassador of Malta to the United States of America



Introduction to Caravaggio

Speakers : DAVID M. STONE, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware Mark Miceli, Ambassador of Malta to the United States of America


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