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  • Caravaggio

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    Micheangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was the son of Fermo di Bernardino Merisi and Lucia Aratori. Caravaggio lost his father, who passed away when he was eleven years old along with his, 3 other siblings. When Caravaggio was 12, he was appointed to Milanese Painter, Surano Peterzano. During this internship, he learned basic techniques, such as selecting brushes, mixing paints, and how to build frames. During this time, he learned the Lombard and Venezian style. Around 1588 to 1592, Caravaggio relocated to

  • Caravaggio

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    Aratori, raised Michelangelo and his three siblings with the help of her father. Caravaggio is thought to have received the basics of a formal education, but he appears to have had no interest in writing unlike, say, Leonardo da Vinci, who composed learned treatises, or Michelangelo Buonarroti, who left a body of written work that ranges from poems to grocery lists. Not a single letter, drawing or preparatory sketch by Caravaggio has ever been found. He wrote nothing about himself, certainly nothing about

  • Caravaggio

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    “What begins in the work of Caravaggio is quite, simply, modern painting,” stated Art Historian Andre Berne-Joffrey. Caravaggio is famous for using Tenebrism style in many of his paintings that has influence many artists today. Tenebrism is an artistic technique where there is a violent contrast of light and dark displayed in paintings (Wikipedia “Caravaggio”). Throughout Caravaggio’s Short-lived career he has given people art that were painted in a more realistic light. His artistic creativity that

  • Caravaggio

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    Caravaggio Michelangelo Mersi was born at Caravaggio in Lombardy on September 28, 1573. His childhood was lived in a quite atmosphere in the small town located between Brescia and Milan. Caravaggio became orphaned at a very young age, and coincidentally was sent to Milan to study painting. This is where his career started. During the Eighteen years between his arrival in Rome and his death, Caravaggio enjoyed the pleasures of being a young artist. He enjoyed the triumph of a success, the

  • Michelangelo Merisi (Caravaggio)

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    interesting lives, Michelangelo Merisi, who was called Caravaggio, had the most interesting and turbulent life. Caravaggio, was born in Milan in during the late summer or early autumn of 1571. His parents, Fermo Merisi, and Lucia Aratori, had been married on January 14 of that same year. He was the first of their four children. For several generations the Mersi family had lived in the small town of Caravaggio. Caravaggio probably adapted the town name as his own when he left

  • Comparison Of Perugino And Caravaggio

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    forms of his figures. All these elements of the Renaissance style and the goal of achieving symmetrical balance and clarity in a painting gives the painting a rational or classical narrative and the viewer a rational experience. The Baroque painter, Caravaggio, was the complete opposite of any Renaissance painter that had lived before him and because of this was probably the most revolutionary artist of his time. He abandoned the rules that had guided a century of artists before him and because of his

  • painting essay caravaggio

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    Caravaggio lived well after the Renaissance, in the Italian Baroquelan era providing early documentary evidence of appropriate images projected by mirrors or lenses. Caravaggio takes his name from the town in which he was born in 1571 to a majordomo in a region of Italy known as Lombardy. Caravaggio lost his parents at a relatively young age. At age 13, Caravaggio was apprenticed to Milanese artist Peterzano, who instructed the young Caravaggio in the basics of the craft, such as mixing colors and

  • Biography of Caravaggio (Michelangelo)

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    MichelAngelo Merisi or Mebisio (improperly Amerioi, Merioi, or. Mobigt) Da (c. 1565-1609). An eminent Italian painter, founder of the Naturalistic school. He is usually called after his birthplace Caravaggio, in the Province of Bergamo, where his father was master of the household and architect to the Marquis of Caravaggio. According to most recent research, he probably studied four or five years at Milan, perhaps with one of the Campi (q.v.), then passed some time in Venice. About 1585-87 he appeared in Rome

  • Martha and Mary Magdalene by Caravaggio

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    understanding a work of art then just looking at it. In order to understand a piece, you have to understand the Artist, the time period, and the symbols in that painting that may have very different meaning today. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio better known as simply Caravaggio was an Italian Baroque master painter born in Italy around 1571. After he apprenticed with a painter in Milan, he moved to Rome, where he lived for most of his life. His work influenced painters around Europe. He’s most known for

  • McGuinness' Exploration of Caravaggio in "Innocence"

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    Innocence is a fictional piece of literature it is still clear that McGuinness has indeed explored the real life artist Caravaggio and his art within the play. McGuinness has showed both in Innocence and also Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching towards the Somme that he has a great interest in the persona of the artists themselves. It is through both the strong characters of Caravaggio and Pyper and the world McGuinness has placed them in that we get a true sense of McGuinness’ plays as exploring the