Michaelangelo Merisi Caravaggio, Judith slaying Holofernes, 1599
Caravaggio was an Italian baroque painter. His style: realistic observation of the human state and dramatic use of light had influence on young artists in Rome who were called the “Caravaggisti” or “Caravagesques”. One of the first “Caravaggisti” was Orazio Gentileschi - father of Artemisia Gentileschi. Artemisia also was heavily under Caravaggio’s influence.

Michaelangelo Merisi Caravaggio, Judith slaying Holofernes, 1599

Caravaggio was an Italian baroque painter. His style: realistic observation of the human state and dramatic use of light had influence on young artists in Rome who were called the “Caravaggisti” or “Caravagesques”. One of the first “Caravaggisti” was Orazio Gentileschi - father of Artemisia Gentileschi. Artemisia also was heavily under Caravaggio’s influence.

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    Something about the softness in Caravaggio’s version draws me in as compared to Gentileschi’s. I like them both a lot,...
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    ^ Truth, he was also pretty insane
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    Fucking love this painting
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    I will forever stand by my opinion that Artemisia blew him out of the water, especially with her portrayal of women....
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