The Caravaggisti (or the "Caravagesques") were stylistic followers of the 16th-century Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio. His influence on the new Baroque style that eventually emerged from Mannerism...
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Caravaggio's lust, talent and power
At his feet lie symbols of ambition and creativity: armour, musical instruments, mathematical tools, a crown. Cupid's insolent nakedness and provocative smile declare casually that everything, in the ...
Flemish Baroque painting
the love of art rubens.
Valentin de Boulogne - ART GALLERY - Valentin was born in Coulommiers, France, where he was baptised in the parish of Saint-Denys on January 3, 1591, makin...
Simon Vouet
Exposition Simon Vouet aux Musée des Beau-Arts de Nantes (21/11/08 - 23/02/09)
Visions of a dark soul. Music by Therion.
Abraham van Diepenbeeck
Abraham van Diepenbeeck (9 May 1596 (baptised) - May-Sept. 1675) was an erudite and accomplished Dutch painter of the Flemish School.
Van Diepenbeeck was baptised in 's-Hertogenbosch. After havin...
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Carlo Sellitto
Carlo Sellitto (1581 – 2 October 1614 in Naples) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.One of the most gifted followers of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), Sellitto played an impo...
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Tenebrism, from the Italian, tenebroso (murky), also called dramatic illumination, is a style of painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro, where there are violent contrasts of light and dark, and w...
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Bartolomeo Cavarozzi
Bartolomeo Cavarozzi (Viterbo, 15 February 1587 - Rome, 21 September 1625) was an Italian caravaggisti painter of the Baroque period active in Spain, alongside his master Giovanni Battista Crescenzi.<...
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Bartolomeo Schedoni
Bartolomeo Schedoni(sometimes Schedone) (1578–1615) was an Italian early Baroque painter from Reggio Emilia.
Schedoni was born in Modena, and moved to Parma with his father. He apprenticed under F...
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Theodoor Rombouts
Theodoor Rombouts (2 July 1597 – 14 September 1637) was a Flemish painter who created Caravaggesque genre scenes depicting lively dramatic gatherings and religiously themed works.
Rombouts was bor...
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Giuseppe Vermiglio
Giuseppe Vermiglio (c.1585 – c.1635) was a Caravaggist painter from Northern Italy, active also in Rome.Our knowledge of Vermiglio’s life is sketchy. It is probable that he was born in Alessandr...
Giuseppe Vermiglio - Wikipedia
Dirck van Baburen
Dirck Jaspersz. van Baburen (c. 1595 – 21 February 1624) was a Dutch painter associated with the Utrecht Caravaggisti.
Dirck van Baburen was probably born in Wijk bij Duurstede, but his family mov...
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Nicolas Tournier
Nicolas Tournier (baptised 12 July 1590 – d. before February 1639) was a French Baroque painter.Born in Montbéliard, he followed the profession of his father, André Tournier, "a Protest...
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Francisco de Zurbarán
Francisco de Zurbarán (baptized November 7, 1598 – August 27, 1664) was a Spanish painter. He is known primarily for his religious paintings depicting monks, nuns, and martyrs, and for his stil...
Francisco de Zurbarán - Wikipedia
Giovanni Francesco Guerrieri
Giovanni Francesco Guerrieri (1589-1655) was an Italian painter and Caravaggisto. Guerrieri was born in Fossombrone. In 1606 he travelled to Rome where he studied under some notable artists including ...
Gerard van Honthorst
Gerard van Honthorst (Gerrit van Honthorst) (4 November 1592 – 27 April 1656) was a Dutch Golden Age painter. Early in his career he visited Rome, where he had great success painting in a style ...
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Peter Wtewael
Peter Wtewael (5 June 1596 – 16 January 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
Wtewael was born in Utrecht, son of the Dutch painter and engraver Joachim Wtewael and brother to the painter Jo...
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