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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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There is also work to enjoy from Botticelli and Carvaggio among others.
One of the distinctive qualities about Carvaggio is the relationship between light and shadow, which are not only deeply contrasted but at the same time interdependent.