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The 217 Artworks of Caravaggio Michelangelo Merisi



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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - NarcissusNarcissusCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Currently kept in Rome’s Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, “Narcissus” is a key painting in the career of the great Italian painter Caravaggio, who was regarded as a master of the Baroque Style. Caravaggio made only two paintings based on Classical Mythology, and this was one of them. As stated in M...

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica (Rome, Italy)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The MusiciansThe MusiciansCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Trained in Lombardy, Caravaggio moved in 1592 or 1593 to Rome, where he initially made his reputation with a number of realistic paintings of half-length figures. This picture dates from about 1595 and was painted for his first great patron, Cardinal Francesco del Monte. Although it was described by...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (United States)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Taking of ChristTaking of ChristCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

There are seven figures in the painting: from left to right they are St John, Jesus, Judas, two soldiers, a man (a self-portrait of Caravaggio), and another soldier. They are standing, and only the upper three-quarters of their bodies are depicted. The figures are arrayed before a very dark backgrou...

National Gallery of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Ecce HomoEcce HomoCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

According to Giambatista Cardi, nephew of the Florentine artist Cigoli, Cardinal Massimo Massimi commissioned paintings on the theme of Ecce Homo from three artists, Cigoli, Caravaggio, and Domenico Passignano, without informing the artists of the multiple commissions. Cardi claimed the cardinal lik...

Palazzo Rosse (Italy)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Basket of FruitBasket of FruitCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)
46 x 64 cm, (1596)

Basket of Fruit (c.1599) is a painting at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Ambrosian Library) in Milan by the Italian Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610). A wicker basket is teetering on the brink of a ledge in this image. A variety of summer fruits are included in the basket - a...

Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Milan, Italy)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Salome with the Head of St. John the BaptistSalome with the Head of St. John the BaptistCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Salome with the Head of John the Baptist (London), c. 1607/1610, is a painting by the Italian master Caravaggio (1571–1610) in the National Gallery, London. The painting was discovered in a private collection in 1959. The early Caravaggio biographer Giovanni Bellori, writing in 1672, mentions a Salo...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The Calling of Saint MatthewThe Calling of Saint MatthewCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

The Calling of Saint Matthew is a masterpiece by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, depicting the moment at which Jesus Christ inspires Matthew to follow him. It was completed in 1599-1600 for the Contarelli Chapel in the church of the French congregation, San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, where it re...

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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The Tooth-DrawerThe Tooth-DrawerCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

A number of paintings have been attributed from time to time to the Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), but are no longer generally accepted as genuine. Immensely popular in his own lifetime, he fell into neglect almost immediately upon his death, with the result that now, ...

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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - Saint Jerome WritingSaint Jerome WritingCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

Saint Jerome Writing is a painting by the Italian master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio in 1607 or 1608, housed in the Oratory of St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta. It can be compared with Caravaggio's earlier version of the same subject in the Borghese Gallery in Rome. The coat of arms in ...

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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) - The Raising Of LazarusThe Raising Of LazarusCaravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)

The Raising of Lazarus, c. 1609, in the Museo Regionale, Messina, is a painting by the Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610). In August 1608 Caravaggio fled from Malta, where he had been imprisoned for an unknown crime, and took refuge in Sicily with his friend, the artist Mario Minniti. Through Min...