Feti, Domenico

Feti or Fetti, Domenico

(dōmā`nēcō fĕ`tē, fĕt`tē), c.1589–1624, Italian painter. Court painter to the Gonzaga family in Mantua, Feti was influenced by the chiaroscuro technique of CaravaggioCaravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da
or Amerigi da Caravaggio
, 1571–1610, Italian painter. His surname, Caravaggio, came from his birthplace. After an apprenticeship in Milan, he arrived (1592) in Rome where he eventually became a retainer of Cardinal Francesco
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. His later works, such as Melancholia (Louvre), belong, in their use of color, to the Venetian tradition.
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