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The life of the young Caravaggio – Discovery – Curuz e Conconi

Between 1583 and 1584, Caravaggio’s mother, Lucia, in consultation with her father, Gian Giacomo, chose artistic training for the thirteen year old Michelangelo Merisi. She did not opt – as was often done – for a simple apprenticeship, instead placing her son as a student, which required the payment of rather high fees. A four-year period of training, to last until 1588, was decided on.