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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.
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(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.
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(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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A paintingby Italian master Caravaggio discovered five years ago in an attic will be sold at auction on June 27 in the French city of Toulouse and could fetch up to 150 million euros ($170 million), art experts said.
[USA], Mar 01 (ANI): At a press conference at Colnaghi, Thursday, art appraiser Eric Turquin announced that a painting discovered in 2014 is a lost work of the Italian master Caravaggio: 'Judith and Holofernes,' believed to have been painted in 1607.
In Caravaggio in Film and Literature, Laura Rorato investigates fictional responses to the life and works of Caravaggio published between the 1980s and 2000s.
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The exhibition titled "Caravaggio - Opera Omnia" displaying37digitalart reproductions of famous Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio opened at Heydar Aliyev Center on December 13.
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