Hall of St. Petronilla - Artistic Trends in Rome during the Seventeenth Century

At the end of the sixteenth century, Rome was the main centre of illustrative culture and the meeting place of artists of different origins. In the early 1590s, Caravaggio arrived in Rome from Lombardy where he remained until 1606 and deeply influenced the meaning of pictorial research.

Sala di Santa Petronilla - La grande pittura del Seicento a Roma
La Buona Ventura
Painting

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi, Milan 1571 - Porto Ercole 1610)

1595
San Giovanni Battista
Painting

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi, Milan 1571 - Porto Ercole 1610)

1602-1603
Romolo e Remo

Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen, Westphalia 1577 - Antwerp 1640)

1612
Seppellimento di Santa Petronilla
Painting

Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Cento 1591 - Bologna 1666)

1621 - 1623
Sibilla Cumana

Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri, Bologna 1581 - Naples 1641)

1622