Discover the sublime art of Caravaggio, the genius painter whose realistic portrayal of dramatic human events, painted in stunning chiaroscuro (brilliant light against deep shadows), created a wealth of masterpieces scattered throughout Rome. A troubled and violent man, Caravaggio worked in Rome from the 1590s to 1600s, inspiring the Baroque movement and influencing Rubens, Bernini and Rembrandt. With your driver and guide, you’ll crisscross town to track down some of his most famous works, marveling also at the places where they are displayed: Galleria Borghese, Santa Maria del Popolo, San Luigi dei Francesi, Basilica of Sant’Agostino, Palazzo Barberini, Galleria Doria Pamphili, each of them stunning venues and absolute highlights.
*NOTE: Certain venues have specific dress codes that prohibit entry to those wearing sleeveless shirts or shorts/skirts above the knee. Lunch is not included