Caravaggio’s Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence

Caravaggio’s Nativity with St. Francis¬† and St. Lawrence is famous, not just because it is a masterpiece but because it is on the FBI’s 10 Top Art Crimes. The artist has given us a controversial depiction of the Virgin Mary that challenged the doctrines of Catholic church.¬† Rejecting the exaggerations of the Mannerists (see El […]