Canestra di Frutta

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This photograph takes its inspiration from a painting by Caravaggio.

The original, Canestra di Frutta (Basket of Fruit), is one of the first still life paintings. It was painted in about 1599 by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. It hangs in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Ambrosian Library), Milan.