Caravaggio 25 Years: Display
14 November 2018 - 25 February 2019
Room 41 | Free admission
This fascinating display revealed the hidden history of Caravaggio's masterpiece The Taking of Christ through photographs, ephemera and rare books. Covering the dramatic rediscovery of the 'lost' painting in 1990, its fascinating provenance, and its continuing impact on visitors to the Gallery, this display contextualised the painting and its place in Ireland.
Curated by Adrian Le Harivel and Leah Benson, National Gallery of Ireland
Caravaggio 25 \ A masterpiece revealed
The unveiling of Caravaggio's painting to the Irish public
Caravaggio 25 \ How did a masterpiece by Caravaggio end up in a Dublin dining room?
Discover the fascinating history
Caravaggio 25 \ The Irish Connection
The link to the events of the 1916 Rising
'The Taking of Christ' by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
A new visual approach to the biblical story