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Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

In this analysis for the painting Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio I include:

  • Caravaggio’s everyday perspective.
  • The biblical story behind Calling of St. Matthew.
  • Which guy in Calling of St. Matthew is the future saint?
  • A selection of Frequently Asked Questions including, “Why did Caravaggio paint Calling of St. Matthew?”

The Cardsharps by Michelangelo Caravaggio

The Cardsharps by Michelangelo Caravaggio

Caravaggio tells a compelling story in The Cardsharps painting. Our newbie in the green sleeves at front plays the leading man. He cares the most and this intensity makes us feel for him. This shows Caravaggio’s hand. He’s pulling for the kid.