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The Religious Art of Caravaggio

Saturday 16 Dec 2017 (10:30am)
Published on 13 Sep 2017
Rest on the Flight into Egypt

An all-day presentation on the favourite painter of Pope Francis and one of the most controversial artists in the history of art.

Caravaggio had rich and famous patrons - two were Cardinals, one the nephew of a Pope.  Yet he was often in trouble with the law and even accused of killing a man.  

He fled to Malta where he became a Knight of Malta and then painted a great masterpiece - the Beheading of John the Baptist..


This day with be an opportunity to discuss his paintings, use them for meditation and explore his relationship to the Jesuits.

Bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, biscuits provided

Event Details


Ignatian Spirituality Centre
35 Scott Street
G3 6PE Glasgow


16th December 2017


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