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Caravaggio by John T. Spike

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Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, -- 1573-1610.,
  • Painters -- Italy -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn T. Spike ; with the assistance of Michèle K. Spike.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsCaravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610., Spike, Michèle K.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND623.C26 S65 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22370842M
ISBN 100789206390, 0789206226
LC Control Number2001022967

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After reading pages about Caravaggio, I expected to say this book is more than I ever wanted to know about the artist, but it was a bit disappointing to me for just the opposite reason. Because Caravaggio died in and didn't leave behind diaries and correspondence, we actually know too little about the man beyond court records/5. Sep 15,  · As Catherine Puglisi points out in the most beautiful Caravaggio book ever, the soulful, tormented, ethereally talented painter has become a pop icon, with a "full-blown industry of Caravaggio publications." Puglisi's book is a standout in this crowded field/5(13). Caravaggio a novel By Christopher Peachment The A Novel bit in the title is the essential starting point of this book, this is no straight biography or art history book, no this is a imagining of a deathbed confessional autobiography of Caravaggio. It tells his life story as an artist first person reverie style as he goes over all the men he has/5. 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 .

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 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 agabbayetassocies.com: Aline Lago. 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 . 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 .

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. The TASCHEN Book on Caravaggio’s complete works features all of the 80 paintings in total attributed to him, including his self-portraits. High resolution photography provides close-ups of Caravaggio’s ingenious details: dirty feet, sly gestures, and piercing looks. Nov 12,  · A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year "This book resees its subject with rare clarity and power as a painter for the 21st century." —Hilary Spurling, New York Times Book Review Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (–) lived the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters/5. Judith Beheading Holofernes is a painting of the biblical episode by Caravaggio, painted in c. – The widow Judith first charms the Syrian general Holofernes, then decapitates him in his agabbayetassocies.com painting was rediscovered in and is part of the collection of the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Rome.. A second painting on the exact same subject (see below) and dated to Artist: Caravaggio.