Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Style: Baroque

Place: Milan

Born: 1571

Death: 1610

Nationality: Italy


Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, (29 September 1571-18 July 1610) was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta and Sicily between 1593 and 1610. His intensely emotional realism and dramatic use of lighting had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting. Trained in Milan under a master who had himself trained under Titian, Cara...