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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.
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(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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Ca•ra•vag•gio(ˌkær əˈvɑ dʒoʊ, ˌkɑr ə-)
Michelangelo Merisi da, c1565–1609?, Italian painter.
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