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Caravaggio, Boy with a basket of fruit

Spray a muro, Angera, Settembre 2016

Caravaggio, Boy with a basket of fruit

Sprayed wall, Angera, September 2016

This work, the fifth one in the project “retrieve of Classicism in Contemporary art”, was created in Angera (Province of Varese) in September 2016. It depicts Boy with a basket of fruit by Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio. The work, painted in 1593, is kept in Rome’s Galleria Borghese. Michelangelo Merisi was born in 1571 in Milan. This mural, sprayed wall, is located smack in the middle of Angera’s old town and it is at the foot of the Rocca di Angera, which belonged to the Borromeos from 1449.

L'opera originale di Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Boy with a basket of fruit, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, 1593-1594, oil on canvas, 70×67 cm, Galleria Borghese, Rome.

History of the painting

From context to contextualization

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Painting’s mecenati

This mural has been created with the contribution of:

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