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Guest of Honor: Caravaggio's Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy

Wednesday, October 09, 2013 – Sunday, January 12, 2014

Caravaggio’s Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy will be on loan from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Hartford, CT) from October 9, 2013 through January 12, 2014. It will hang next to the DIA’s Martha and Mary Magdalene, offering a rare opportunity to explore two of the best Caravaggios owned by American museums. These paintings will be on view alongside extraordinary works by Caravaggio’s followers from the DIA’s renowned European art collection.


Image:  Caravaggio, Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy, 1594.  Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund.