Image of Caravaggio and his work - Nativity with St francis and St Lawrence

On this day in history: Theft of Caravaggio Nativity from Palermo Church

In the world of art, few names evoke as much reverence as that of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. One of his most renowned paintings, “Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence,” was stolen on 17th October, 1969 from the Oratory of San Lorenzo in Palermo, Italy. The theft of this Caravaggio nativity, valued not only […]

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