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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)
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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.

Ca•ra•vag•gio

(ˌkær əˈvɑ dʒoʊ, ˌkɑr ə-)

n.
Michelangelo Merisi da, c1565–1609?, Italian painter.
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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was responsible for some of the greatest paintings in the history of the world.
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El amo tenebrista, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, llega a tierra azteca, gracias a lo cual por primera vez nos deleitaremos con La Buenaventura, asi como con 16 obras mas, sacadas de colecciones nacionales y a las que se suma una instalacion multisensorial, cuyo enfasis radica en la herencia artistica y la apropiacion que ha hecho el mundo entero, Mexico incluido, del caravaggismo.
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