Caravaggio’s Paintings Caravaggio (1571-1610) was a leading 16th century Italian painter whose short life rivalled the controversy and drama he created through his highly influential art. Born Michelangelo Merisi in 1571 in Lombardy, northern Italy, he had …

Uncovering Caravaggio The following article picks up on, and extends, our general introduction to Caravaggio. Here, we we delve further into the details of Caravaggio’s early life and relationships, and use available evidence to piece …