Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

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Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)


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The greatness and beauty of the Heydar Aliyev Center will help to better see the stunning works of art by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.
In view of the some four thousand publications on I Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio," the author of a very recent book about him writes, "one might think that everything that could possibly be said about the artist has been said--but not by authors currently reaching for their pens or switching on their laptops.
Perhaps the most famous (and controversial) Knight of all was the acclaimed Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, who was inducted as a member by Alof de Wignacourt, Grand Master of the Knights, in the early 17th century.
In art, variations abound, among them one by the great Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610).
Painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was a brilliant artist whose violent impulses left him a fugitive and whose flaunting of artistic conventions made him a controversial figure in the art world of the late Italian Renaissance.
By all accounts Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was a mercurial, violent man who possessed all the odious attributes of an uncouth adolescent.
MICHELANGELO Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), an exemplar of a religious revival in painting during the early decades of the Church's Counter Reformation, can aptly be compared to Flannery O'Connor, an exemplar of a Catholic literary revival during the Church's confrontation with modernity in the twentieth century.
Image: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Conversion of St.