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Explanation of More Paintings by Caravaggio. Despite his short life, violent character and relatively small output, Caravaggio remains one of the best artists of all time , mainly due to his revolutionary style of naturalism and his painterly legacy - known as " Caravaggism " - which inspired such painters as Rubens , Jusepe Ribera , and Jan Vermeer Death of the Virgin Italian: The theatrical drape of blood-red cloth looms in the upper portion of the canvas; a common motif in deposition painting, here used to heighten the scene's dramatic effect. She is placed on an oblique lateral angle that extends across the picture plane, and therefore brings the viewer into direct confrontation with her entire body. The Death of the Virgin By Caravaggio.