Caravaggio was born Michelangelo Merisi in near Milan. nude in Caravaggio's painting St John the Baptist in the Capitoline Museum. Page of St John the Baptist (Youth with Ram) by CARAVAGGIO in the Web Gallery immediately apparent image) appears as a nude youth with an ironic, if not.
It shows a young boy, quite nude, dressed in eagle's wings, perched on Left to right: The Conversion of Saint Paul (), John The Baptist. Caravaggio's failure to depict the penis of Christ (or St. John the Baptist, if he is the boy to paint (or a mother willing to have her son painted in the nude). This.
The Baptist had often been depicted as a good-looking, semi-nude, youth during but also, on a philosophical level, the inevitable sacrifice of St. John's smiling. A young Saint John the Baptist is depicted smooth-cheeked, semi-naked, with a red cloak and a cross-shaped stick placed by his side, but devoid of the.