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The Cardsharps (I Bari), ca. 1594 Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (Italian, Lombard, Oil on canvas; 50 x 63 in. x cm) Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth

Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Caravaggio  Date: 1598

Caravaggio Saint Catherine of Alexandria ca. 1598 Oil on canvas. 173 x 133 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid INV.

Caravaggio’s Gypsy Fortune Teller  The Fortune Teller, 1620

Simon Vouet The Fortune Teller France (c. Oil on canvas, 47 ¼ x 67 in. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Purchased 1957 Vouet’s response to Caravaggio’s G**sy Fortune Teller is more theatrical, betraying the roots of the subject in the.