1610 in art

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Events from the year 1610 in art.


  • Caravaggio begins his journey home from Naples to Rome, where he was to receive a pardon from the Pope through the intercession of Cardinal Scipione Borghese.[1] Caravaggio never arrives in Rome.





  1. ^ A letter from the Bishop of Caserta in Naples to Cardinal Scipione Borghese in Rome, dated 29 July 1610, informs the Cardinal that the Marchesa of Caravaggio is holding two John the Baptists and a Magdalene which were intended for Borghese.