Michelangelo Merisi (1571-1610), born in Caravaggio, is known as a wicked artist who had to flee Rome in 1606 after killing a man. But Caravaggio is above all a painter who changed the face of painting at the very beginning of the 17th century. Notice his use of colour in the people emerging from a dark background, like his “Bacchus” or “David”. One of his masterpieces is the cycle of the “Calling of Saint Matthew” in the chapel of the church of St- Louis-of-the-French in Rome. Enjoy your visit!

Duration : 20 mins

Producer : Purescreens

Production year : 2013

Production country : France