This painting is one of Caravaggio’s most extravagant and dramatic works. The apparently peaceful and innocent card game scene between two youngsters is in reality a moment of trickery, illusion and violence. The wealthy young fool presented to face the painting’s viewer, is about to be cheated and stands as a metaphor of the threats of modern World.

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