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Portrait by Ottavio Leoni c1621.  Born: 29 September 1571 in  Died: 18 July 1610  Nationality: Italian  Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily.

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1 Portrait by Ottavio Leoni c1621

2  Born: 29 September 1571 in  Died: 18 July 1610  Nationality: Italian  Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily

3  Not much is known is about early life  Mother died 1590  Milan  Trainer (Simone Peterzano) learned his skills from Titian  Established painter  Trained under SP for about four years

4  Moved to Rome mid 1592  Worked for lesser-known painters  Cesari- worked odd jobs

5 Boy with a Basket of Fruit, ca paid such great attention to detail in this piece that a horticulture professor of modern day was able to notice and identify several common plant diseases of that time within the basket!!!

6 Boy Peeling Fruit, ca Boy Bitten by a Lizard, ca

7  When still in Rome began selling his artwork and became more well known.  Cardinal Francesco Maria Del Monte  “intimate chamber-pieces

8  Religious paintings: Church had all of the money.  Wanted to attract more patronage  Paintings were intense and brought viewer face-to-face with ideas  Great brutality and emotion shown in new paintings.

9 Sacrifice of Isaac

10  becoming very well known and Was mostly liked.  “Contarelli Chapel of Rome”: Martyrdom of St Matthew and Calling of St Matthew  Commissioned by other churches to paint things such as : The Inspiration of St Matthew, The Entombment of Christ, and Madonna and Child with St Anne.

11 Martyrdom of St Matthew Calling of St Matthew Contarelli Chapel of Rome

12  Was always pretty violent, angry, and running away from punishments but this time murdered a man  Ran away to Naples, where Romans couldn’t reach him.  Colonna family: many church commissions (making him the most famous artist in area)  Quickly fled to Malta to gain pardon from Alof da Wignacourt did not stay long; moved to Sicily

13  Became popular in Sicily but decided to return to Naples, where he created his final paintings including “The Beheading of St John the Baptist”  Mysterious disappearance.  Intended on bringing last 3 paintings as a plea to Scipione Borghese by boat but never made it.  Was thought to have died of fever.

14 Bacchus Works of art known as “The Impossible Exhibition” because paintings and pieces of art are spread out throughout the world!

15  "Caravaggio." Web. 1 Nov Tarver, Simone. "Caravaggio." Tuscany: a Creative Journey. Web. 1 Nov  "Google Images." Google. Web. 1 Nov  Web. 1 Nov  esaak, shelly. "Artists in 60 seconds: Michaelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio." About.com: art history. Web. 1 Nov  "12 Caravaggio masterpieces in Malta." Art in Malta. 14/Sep/2007. Web. 1 Nov members.iinet.net.au/~ploke/Malta/caravaggio.html


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