Caravaggio is widely acknowledged as bringing a revolution to painting during the Baroque period with his dramatic use of light and uncompromising realism. His work had a long-lasting and wide-reaching influence across Europe. This exhibition brings together over 40 major works which will show the ways in which a large number of artists adopted Caravaggio’s ideas and developed them to become masters in their own right.
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This exhibition 11.02.2017 - 14.05.2017) is a unique collaboration between the National Gallery, London, the National Gallery of Ireland and the National Galleries of Scotland. Many of the works in the show are on loan from private collections, and regional galleries, providing visitors with a rare opportunity to see works not easily available to the public. (Text: National Gallery of Ireland)