judithWhat scientists brag to be Caravaggio’s exhumed skeletal remains may solve the mystery of his death. The master of chiaroscuro had enough lead in his bones to kill him or drive him mad and into infamous bar fights. Or, it was a combination of sunstroke and syphilis. So, it was either painting, sexing, brawling or sunny weather that got him killed in 1610 and that’s better than the plague.