Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio
By Sydni Tung
Where was he born
Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio was born on March 6th in 1475 in Caprese Italy
Where did they spend most of their life
Michelangelo spent most of his life in Florence Italy
Describe His life in education
Michelangelo apprenticed to the painter Ghirlandajo. He also studied ancient paintings and sculptures in Medici collection
Describe his lifestyle
He was an italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet
What type of art did they create
He made the paintings the Holy Family, Doni-Madonna, Battle of Cascina. He made the sculptures Kneeling Angel, St. Proculus, and St. Petronius.
Michelangelo's patrons were Leonardo and San Lorenzo
Where might you see the piece today
You'll find this piece in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
What so significant about this piece
They didn't use Religion as a part of the piece. I don't think there were any new techniques.
Why do you find this piece so interesting
I find this piece interesting because a guy holding a chopped off head like its nothing is pretty interesting like why is his face so calm about it.
Describe how the artist and/or their piece of work uses an "ism"
They use humanism because David is a human and he is showing humans are good since he killed the bad guy and he used reason instead of using religion
MLA work cited
Merisi Da Caravaggio, Michelangelo. David with the Head of Goliath.1605. Artstor Database. JPEG File