Friday, February 3
"Everybody cheats" Caravaggio
Top-right: The Cardsharps, 1597,
Top-left: The Fortune Teller, 1594
Bottom-right: The Cardsharps, detail.
Bottom-left: The Fortune Teller, detail
Caravaggio portrayed men of the streets and their activities and this is one of
At The Cardsharps the young men is being cheated by the other player who has a card at his back and an accomplice that is watching the young's man cards (detail).
The Fortune Teller is reading the hand while steals the ring of her client. (detail)