Music and Painting in Cardinal del Monte's Household

@article{Camiz1991MusicAP,
  title={Music and Painting in Cardinal del Monte's Household},
  author={Franca Trinchieri Camiz},
  journal={Metropolitan Museum Journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={26},
  pages={213 - 226}
}
variably leads us to seek out the society or even the individual for which it was made. Particularly relevant to this concern are paintings that were intended to be "private," to be enjoyed in the intimacy of the home. Concert scenes and solo music performances, whether portraits or not, have always provided appropriate subject matter for this category of private pictures. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), for instance, painted five musical paintings. Virtually all of them date… 
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