Caravaggio, Amerighi da

Active 1592 (1595?) and 1610

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Amerighi da Caravaggio Milan 1571 Poro Ercole 1610 M P0755

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
guitar guitarra Artist Professional Urban Artist Artist (painter)

Years active Place active Century Region
1592 (1595?) and 1610 Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily 16cent Italy
Biographical information

Michelangelo Merisi (or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (Italian pronunciation: [karaˈvaddʒo]; Milan, 29 September 1571 – 18 July? 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1592 (1595?) and 1610. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on Baroque painting (...) acc. 04/01/15

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