Caravaggio

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Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi da . 1571--1610, Italian painter, noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and for his dramatic use of chiaroscuro.
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NEW YORK: More than 400 years after his death, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio is more popular than ever.
Curiously, despite all the intensive research and the scrupulous scholarship, Michelangelo Merisi remains an elusive, enigmatic figure.
Over 40 digitalart reproductions of famous Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio will be displayed at the exhibition.
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The baroqueera oil painting by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (15711610) that the Pope was referring to is "The Calling of St.
By all accounts Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was a mercurial, violent man who possessed all the odious attributes of an uncouth adolescent.
Image: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), The Supper at Emmaus, 1601.
Reggie Lee of the famed National Gallery in London never dreamed that she would find herself physically threatened and others killed under suspicious circumstances due to her effort to put together an exhibition around three paintings by the great Renaissance painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.
There is Leonardo da Vinci's (1452-1519) sensitive "Announciation;" and Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio's (a.
Born Michelangelo Merisi, Caravaggio was later renamed after his hometown in northern Italy, a practice not unusual in his day.
490BC: The Persians were defeated by the Greeks at the Battle of Marathon; 1573: Birth of Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; 1685: Judge Jeffreys was appointed Lord Chancellor of England; 1745: God Save the King, the national anthem, was sung for the first time at the Drury Lane Theatre, London; 1865: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson admitted to the register as the first qualified woman physician and surgeon in Britain; 1895: Death of French chemist Louis Pasteur; 1923: The Radio Times was first published; 1939: German forces reached Warsaw.
Although Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was named after his great 16th-century predecessor, Carracci was Michelangelo's true heir.