Michelangelo Merisi da Carvaggio, commonly known as Caravaggio, was an Italian painter born in 1571. Caravaggio was referred to for him dramatic use of lighting, which complemented his dark themes of violent struggle and death. He is noted for his contributions to the technique of chiaroscuro. These innovations inspired Baroque painting. If you have an interest in psychological realism, order a Caravaggio original and receive the perfect dark décor.