Why did Caravaggio paint Thomas putting his finger in Jesus' wound? Did he not read the story properly, or was it just artistic licence?

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    Because in the story Jesus asks him to do so. And Christians, and especially Catholics are obsessed with pain, suffering, wounds, blood, torture and gore. 

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