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Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)
Oil on canvas
37 1/16 x 51 9/16 in. (94.2 x 130.9 cm)
Caravaggio was one of the pivotal figures in the history of Western art. In his short lifetime, he created a theatrical style that was as shocking to some as it was new, inspiring others to probe their subject matter for the drama of psychological relationships.