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Ca·ra·vag·gio

 (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.

Caravaggio

(Italian karaˈvaddʒo)
n
(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.

Ca•ra•vag•gio

(ˌkær əˈvɑ dʒoʊ, ˌkɑr ə-)

n.
Michelangelo Merisi da, c1565–1609?, Italian painter.
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Quant aux serpents, il me vient la representation de ceux qui entourent la tete tranchee de la Meduse de Caravage, ornant un bouclier en bois, exposee au musee de Florence.
Enfin, l'harmonie des couleurs, non sans rappeler certains tableaux de Caravage, nous seduit et nous culpabilise.
On March 10, 1965, a month before his 36th birthday, the Israeli artist Avigdor Arikha experienced a moment of profound transformation after viewing an exhibition of Caravaggio's paintings, "Le Caravage et la peinture italienne du XVIIe siecle," at the Louvre.
La question se pose d'autant plus que la facon dont retombe Judy, lentement, en arriere, sortant du cadre par le bas, les deux bras tendus vers le ciel, ne manque pas de faire penser au tableau du Caravage, La conversion de Saint Paul sur le chemin de Damas (version de 1601).