Definition of Caravaggio

1. Noun. Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610).

Exact synonyms: Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio
Generic synonyms: Old Master

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Literary usage of Caravaggio

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1. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Epochs, etc., 332 ; Burckhardt, 767; Dohme, caravaggio, POLIDORO DA, ... When Rome was sacked (1527), caravaggio went to Naples.and afterward to Messina, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1841)
"... Lodovico, Annibale, and Agostino Caracci, are usually considered the principal masters ; of those under the last, caravaggio and Spag- ..."

3. Universal Biography: Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical John Lemprière by John Lemprière (1810)
"... Da caravaggio, a painter so called from the village of caravaggio rear Milan, where he was born 1*95. He »a* originally a day laborer to carry the storu ..."

4. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1906)
"caravaggio. See pages 123, 192, 243. ning of civilisation; in a group called the Holy Family, because of its resemblance to this, as conventionally depicted ..."

5. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Dulwich College Gallery with by John C. L. Sparkes (1876)
"His father was a mason, and as a mason caravaggio commenced life; when being employed to wait on the fresco painters in Rome and elsewhere, he acquired a ..."

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