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Detail from Caravaggio’s Martyrdom of St. Matthew.
Christ detail - The Calling of St. Matthew - 1599-02 Caravaggio (Christ comes in from the right with a majestic gesture, his head in profile and his face in darkness.) text from www.wga.hu/...
detail - The Calling of St. Matthew - 1599-02 Caravaggio (Matthew brings his hand to his chest, as though to ask if it were he that they wanted.) this figure as Matthew is the most widely held view although there is some debate).