Michelangelo Merisi (or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (1571 – 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1592 (1595?) and 1610. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on Baroque painting.
The 20th-century art historian André Berne-Joffroy claimed: “What begins in the work of Caravaggio is, quite simply, modern painting.
John Evelyn refers to this artist as either Michael Angelo or Caravaggio.
- Cavaliere Baglioni
- Palace of the Signiori Conservatori (Palazzo dei Conservatori)
- Palazzo Farnese (Palace Farnese)
- Andrea del Sarto
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