Caravaggio

[ kar-uh-vah-joh; Italian kah-rah-vahd-jaw ]
/ ˌkær əˈvɑ dʒoʊ; Italian ˌkɑ rɑˈvɑd dʒɔ /

noun

Mi·chel·an·ge·lo Me·ri·si da [mahy-kuhl-an-juh-loh muh-ree-zee dah, mik-uhl-; 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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Caravaggio
/ (Italian karaˈvaddʒo) /

noun

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.
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