Bartolomeo Cavarozzi

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Saint Jerome and the Angels, 1617, Palazzo Pitti.

Bartolomeo Cavarozzi (Viterbo, 15 February 1587 - Rome, 21 September 1625)[1] was an Italian caravaggisti painter of the Baroque period active in Spain, alongside his master Giovanni Battista Crescenzi.

He was born at Viterbo, he traveled to Spain with his teacher to help paint and build the Pantheon at the Escorial. He adopted the style of Cristofano Roncalli. He painted a St Ursula and Her Companions with Pope Ciriacus and St Catherine of Alexandria (1608) for the Confraternità delle Sante Orsola e Caterina. He died in Rome.[2]


Holy Family and Saint Catherine, Museo del Prado.
Saint Ursula and Her Companions, San Marco, Rome
  • St Ursula and Her Companions with Pope Ciriacus and St Catherine of Alexandria (1608, San Marco, Roma), size: 256 x 17 cm.
  • Guardian Angel (Ángel guardián) (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires)
  • Aminta's Lament (1614-15, private collection)
  • Saint Jerome and the Angels (1617, Galería Palatina inside Palazzo Pitti, Florencia), size: 116 x 173 cm.
  • Holy Family (Accademia Albertina, Turín)
  • Virgin and Child (Museo del Colle del Duomo, Viterbo)
  • Holy Family with Saint Catherine (c. 1618, Museo del Prado, Madrid), size: 256 x 170 cm.
  • Virgen con el niño (c. 1618, Colegio de Doncellas Nobles, Toledo)
  • The Supper at Emmaus (c. 1620), attributed
  • Young Violinist (Museo del Louvre, París)
  • Young Violinist (Parelari Collection, Bérgamo)
  • Visitation (1622, Palazzo Comunale, Viterbo)
  • Saint Cecilia


  1. ^ Francucci, Massimo (2012). "Biographies of Artists". In Rossella Vodret. Caravaggio's Rome: 1600-1630. Milan: Skira Editore S.p.A. p. 356. ISBN 9788857213873. 
  2. ^ Schleier, Erich (1985). The Age of Caravaggio. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. pp. 126–128. ISBN 9780870993800. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 


  • Stirling-Maxwell, William (1891). Annals of the Artists of Spain (Volume II). 14 King William St. #4, Strand, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized June 22, 2007: John C. Nimmo. pp. page 562. 
  • Pérez Sánchez, Alfonso E. Borgianni, Cavarozzi y Nardi en España, Madrid, Instituto Diego Velázquez, CSIC, 1964, p. 22
  • Daniele Sanguineti Bartolomeo Cavarozzi: sacre famiglie a confronto, Ed. Skira (2005)
  • Marieke von Bernstoff. Kunstbetrieb und Malerei im fruhen 17. Jahrhundert. Der Fall Giovan Battista Crescenzi und Bartolomeo Cavarozzi. (Roman studies at the Hertziana Library, Volume 28), Munich, 2010

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