Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

In this analysis for the painting Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio I include:

• Caravaggio’s everyday perspective.
• The biblical story behind Calling of St. Matthew.
• Which guy in Calling of St. Matthew is the future saint?
• A selection of Frequently Asked Questions including, “Why did Caravaggio paint Calling of St. Matthew?”

Correggio’s Portrait of a Lady by Antonio Allegri

Portrait of a Lady by Antonio Allegri da Correggio

In this piece on Portrait of a Lady by Correggio I answer these questions:

• What’s the symbolism in Correggio’s Portrait of a Lady?
• Why is Portrait of a Lady a significant painting?
• Who did Correggio paint in Portrait of a Lady?