Conversion of the St. Paul on the Way to Damascus by Caravaggio was created in 1601. The painting is in Basilica di Santa Maria del Popolo Rome. The size of the work is 230 x 175 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
About the Artist: Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was born in Milan. During the final four years of his life he moved between Naples, Malta, and Sicily until his death. His paintings have been characterized by art critics as combining a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, which had a formative influence on Baroque painting. Caravaggio employed close physical observation with a dramatic use of chiaroscuro that came to be known as tenebrism… Read more