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Boy with a Basket of Fruit

© Soprintendenza Speciale PSAE Roma

Michelangelo Merisi, “Caravaggio” (1571, Caravaggio (Bg)-1610, Port’Ercole - Gr)
Borghese Gallery
Rome, Italy
About the Museum
This painting dates from the first Caravaggio period in Rome. The canvas is painted with a strong realism that gives the still-life the same importance as the figure. The Lombard, Venetian, and Flemish influences do not prevent the painting from representing a new artistic expression.
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Historical Cross Referencing
Artistic Introduction