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Michaelangelo da Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily from the early 1590s to 1610. His paintings combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, which had a formative influence on Baroque painting. Read more from Wikipedia →

Works by this artist in other museums: the Museum of Modern Art in New York.