is commonly placed in the Baroque school, of which he was the first great representative. He is commonly placed in the Baroque school, of which he was the first great representative.
-Caravaggio - Most famous painter in Rome 1571-1610
About Caravaggio: The Italian artist, Caravaggio was born in Milan,italy. Caravaggio led a tumultuous life. He was notorious for brawling, even in a time and place when such behavior was commonplace, and the transcripts of his police records and trial proceedings fill several pages. Caravaggio paintings survive Only about 50 PCs. One, The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew, was recently authenticated and restored. It had been in storage in Hampton Court, mislabeled as a copy.