[kar-uh-vah-joh; Italian kah-rah-vahd-jaw]
- Mi·chel·an·ge·lo Me·ri·si da [mahy-kuh l-an-juh-loh muh-ree-zee dah, mik-uh l-; Italian mee-kel-ahn-je-law me-ree-zee dah] /ˌmaɪ kəlˈæn dʒəˌloʊ məˈri zi dɑ, ˌmɪk əl-; Italian ˌmi kɛlˈɑn dʒɛ lɔ mɛˈri zi dɑ/, c1565–1609?, Italian painter.
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Examples from the Web for caravaggio
She was as majestic as the finest sculpture by Caravaggio or the most coveted portrait by Rodin.Do Make Fun of Dan Brown
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The Lost PaintingBy Jonathan Harr Not all of us have lost paintings by Caravaggio in our parlour.Alexander McCall Smith’s Art Book Bag
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“Caravaggio did not die in Porto Ercole of an illness,” he says.
Neither killed Caravaggio, says a Naples professor in a new book.
There is no question that master artist Caravaggio lived a complicated life.
Go to it, he counseled, and the Caravaggio smiled down at him.
Too long, shrieked he, we have let you be annoying the artists, by reason of the Caravaggio.
It was a glance for a Spagnoletto or a Caravaggio to catch and immortalise.Coningsby
And as for a second place in painting, who would care to be Caravaggio or Caracci?The Newcomes
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Paroni pursued the manner of Caravaggio, but his career was short.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. IV (of 6)
Luigi Antonio Lanzi
- Michelangelo Merisi da (mikeˈlandʒelo meˈriːzi da). 1571–1610, Italian painter, noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and for his dramatic use of chiaroscuro.