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Caravaggio (Library of the Great Masters) by Giorgio Bonsanti

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Published by Riverside Book Company .
Written in English


  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Bargain Books,
  • European,
  • 1573-1610,
  • Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da,

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8674183M
ISBN 101878351079
ISBN 109781878351074

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Oct 10,  · Accompanying the book is a CD-ROM in which all of Caravaggio’s extant paintings, as well as lost and rejected works, are described. Each entry specifies the work’s medium, dimensions, location, and provenance, and provides an annotated bibliography of sources. Most of the entries conclude with a brief technical Aline Lago. Caravaggio was born in Milan, and his father worked as an architect for the Marchese of Caravaggio; his mother Lucia, was from a family in the same district. In , to escape a plague in Milan, the family moved to Caravaggio; here his father died in and his mother in MetPublications is a portal to the Met's comprehensive book and online publishing program with close to titles published from to the present. MetPublications is a portal to the Met's comprehensive publishing program featuring over five decades of Met books, Journals, Bulletins, and online publications on art history available to read. Jun 26,  · Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane That's surely a little too prim. It's true that Caravaggio's "target audience was the higher Roman clergy", but .

The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece is a non-fiction book by the author of A Civil Action, Jonathan Harr. The book traces the recent discovery of a Caravaggio painting, by comparing two copies of the painting and trying to figure out which one is the original The Taking of Christ (c. ). Sep 13,  · Caravaggio, whose fiery masterpieces included "The Death of the Virgin" and "David with the Head of Goliath," and who inspired generations of artists, was born as . Feb 06,  · Caravaggio, byname of Michelangelo Merisi, (born September 29, , Milan or Caravaggio [Italy]—died July 18/19, , Porto Ercole, Tuscany), leading Italian painter of the late 16th and early 17th centuries who became famous for the intense and unsettling realism of . existed at the time and many of Caravaggio’s figures appear to be left-handed. David Hockney popularized similar ideas in his book Secret Knowledge and television program of the same name. These notions are too widespread to be dismissed without rebuttal. Modern scanning techniques and microscopic inspections would certainly have turned up.