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  • NameMichelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
  • Sexmale
  • Nationality/DatesItalian, born 1573, dead 1610
BiographyCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) milan 1571–1610 PORTO ERCOLE Michelangelo Merisi, who called himself Caravaggio after the family’s native city, worked in Rome, Naples, Sicily and Malta and became known for his groundbreaking, vivid chiaroscuro and bold naturalistic style, which emphasized common humanity in devotional paintings. There has recently been intensified research carried out on his followers, the so called “Caravaggisti”. Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi).
Work
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Head of a Man (Apostle)
Coped Priest Assisted by Two Choirboys
St John the Baptist
Kortspelare
The Deposition
Head of a Girl
Head of a Man (Alfonso I d’Este)
Head of a Man
David with the Head of Goliath