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Caravaggio: The Flagellation [2]

Caravaggio 1573 – 1610

The Flagellation [2]

oil on canvas (134 × 175 cm) — 1607 Museum Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen

Caravaggio biography

This work is linked to John 19:1

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After the success of The Flagellation, Caravaggio was asked to make several more paintings on the subject. The scene with the suffering Jesus was a popular subject for paintings in churches.

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Title: Caravaggio: The Flagellation [2]
Author / citation: here
First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 4 October 2008