The famous artist who managed to be a thief, a bully and a bandit
This clever Italian was born on July 29, 1571 and became an artist. But then, at that time, painting was not at all what it is now. Or maybe he was just especially lucky with the adventures he constantly got into. During his, whether artistic, or gangster-hooligan career, he managed:
Fight a duel with a certain Tomazzoni. It’s safe to send him to the forefathers, and to set oneself on the run, since an award was awarded to his head
Become a member of the Order of Malta, and then screwed up on Malta so that he was put in jail. Of course, he escaped from prison, and then hid for a long time from the Knights of St. John, who had a big tooth on him
In between times draw your self-portrait in the painting “David with the Head of Goliath”. Self-portrait - severed head. The original such approach, modern fans of extravagant tricks of artists will surely enjoy
Drag off the body of the deceased in order to draw the picture “The Resurrection of Lazarus” as realistic as possible
The first to apply the method of drawing, when the light is sharply opposed to the shadow. At the same time he became the founder of pictorial realism. Then many artists will start painting in a similar style. Including Rembrandt
Did not leave a single sketch. If there were any, these sketches.
Stormy was life, and the time was so. He managed to do a lot of things for the 38 years allotted to him - Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The artist, whose paintings are now hanging in museums and worth many millions.