Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio (1571-1610): Known Also As a Famous Criminal, Murderer and Unique Painter!

The Baroque artist Caravaggio is famous for gruesome paintings like “Judith Beheading Holofernes.” Yet it wasn’t only his paintings that were brutal and violent. In the early 17th century, Caravaggio went to trial at least 11 times for things like writing libelous poems, throwing a plate of artichokes at a waiter and assaulting people with swords. He eventually fled Rome to escape punishment for killing a man, and died in … Read More

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