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 (kăr′ə-vä′jō, kä′rä-väd′jō), Michelangelo Merisi da 1573-1610.
Italian painter of the baroque whose influential works, such as Deposition of Christ (1604), are marked by intense realism and revolutionary use of light.


(Italian karaˈvaddʒo)
(Biography) 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.


(ˌkær əˈvɑ dʒoʊ, ˌkɑr ə-)

Michelangelo Merisi da, c1565–1609?, Italian painter.
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Noun1.Caravaggio - Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)Caravaggio - Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)
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