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CARAVAGGIO (1571 - 1610), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARAVAGGIO (1571 - 1610), Painter, engraver

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1571, in Caravaggio, near Milan; died 18 July 1610, in Porto Ercole (Tuscany).

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, genre scenes, still-lifes, mythological subjects.

[not available online]Michelangelo Merisi was born at Caravaggio near Milan in 1571, seven years after the death of his great namesake Michelangelo Buonarroti; he became known as Caravaggio after the town of his birth. His father

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