BOY WITH BASKET OF FRUIT - Caravaggio 1594 This painting dates from the beginning of the artistic career of Caravaggio, who, having come to Rome from Lombardy in the last decade of the 16th century, worked briefly for Cavalier d'Arpino and his brother. It is thus no coincidence that this canvas belonged to


MELISSA - Dosso Dossi 1518 The female figure with a turban, who stands out in the painting with her imposing presence and the rich colors of her rope, holds, as well as a torch, a tablet bearing Kabbalistic designs. She has been identified both as Homers sorceress Circe and as Melissa on the basis

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