Narcissus by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

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Sacred Love Versus Profane Love (1602–03) by Giovanni Baglione. Intended as an attack on his hated enemy, the artist Caravaggio, it shows a boy (hinting at Caravaggio's homosexuality) on one side, a devil with Caravaggio's face on the other, and between an angel representing pure, meaning non-erotic, love.

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Caravaggio--I love the story behind this painting: Caravaggio painted his own head, dismembered

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CARAVAGGIO. One of my favorites that we learned about in art history. He's…

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Note the critical thought represented by the wrinkled forehead, the outstretched arm, that subtle halo.

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Caravaggio's St Francis - this takes my breathe away!

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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: Judith and Holofernes

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Il Caravaggio, Wow! He looks like a young Mick Jagger.

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Just stunning - Caravaggio. Detail from 'The Denial of St. Peter'. A master of Chiaroscuro.

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Caravaggio, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, 1598, the light is so delicate in paintings by Caravaggio. The way he could paint was in strong contrast with how he lived his life.

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