Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was an Italian painter who is best known for his dramatic use of lighting. His mastering of “Chiaroscuro”, a technique of using strong contrasts between light and dark to achieve volume, made the style distinctive among his works. Caravaggio had a quarrelsome nature, which caused his some trouble in his life. His paintings were frequently of religious themes, along with numerous still lives and portraits. Our pattern set contains most of his most notable works including Boy with a Basket of Fruit, The Cardsharks, The Calling of Saint Matthew, Bacchus, Sleeping Cupid, Boy Bitten by a Lizard, Penitent Magdalene, The Lute-Player, The Sacrifice of Isaac, Portrait of Maffeo Barberini, Supper at Emmaus, Judith Beheading Holofernes, and Medusa.
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