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Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da 1573-1610

Works: 1,595 works in 3,919 publications in 12 languages and 86,312 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Art  Catalogs  Fiction  Drama  Sources 
Subject Headings: Painters 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Honoree, Inventor, Dedicatee, Creator, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: ND623.C26, 759.5
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Caravaggio : a life sacred and profane by Andrew Graham-Dixon( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British art critic and historian describes the painter's artistic achievements and volatile life during the Counter-Reformation in Italy which included public brawls, murder, sexual escapades, and imprisonment in Malta
Caravaggio by Catherine R Puglisi( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caravaggio was the most innovative painter of his time, and one of the greatest artists of any age. Controversial in his own lifetime, and notorious for his arrogance and violent character, he lived the last four years of his life in exile after committing murder. Yet he was always protected by influential patrons who admired the bold realism and originality of his art." "Recent archival research and historical investigations have produced much new information about Caravaggio and the culture and politics of his time, while cleaning, technical investigation and new discoveries have literally shed new light on the paintings. Making full use of all this material, Catherine Puglisi has produced a comprehensive monograph that supersedes all previous studies of the artist. All Caravaggio's works are discussed and illustrated in colour and full use is made of the latest documentation to present a lively and compelling portrait of the artist."--Jacket
Caravaggio by Giorgio Bonsanti( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio by Alfred Moir( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Italian and English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio by Alfred Moir( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in Italian and English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio & his followers in Rome by David Franklin( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610) had a profound impact on a wide range of baroque painters of Italian, French, Dutch, Flemish, and Spanish origin who resided in Rome either during his lifetime or immediately afterward. This captivating book illustrates the notion of "Caravaggism," showcasing 65 works by Peter Paul Rubens and other important artists of the period who drew inspiration from Caravaggio. Also depicted are Caravaggio canvases that fully exhibit his distinctive style, along with ones that had a particularly discernible impact on other practitioners. Caravaggio's influence was greatest in Rome, where his works were seen by the largest and most international group of artists, and was at its peak in the early decades of the 17th century both before and after his untimely death at the age of 39. Not since Michelangelo or Raphael has one European artist affected so many of his contemporaries and over such broad geographic territory. Essays by an array of major Caravaggio scholars illuminate the underlying principles of the exhibit, reveal how Caravaggio altered the presentation and interpretation of many traditional subjects and inspired unusual new ones, and explore the artist's legacy and how he irrevocably changed the course of painting."--Publisher's description
Caravaggio by John T Spike( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying CD-ROM : "contains a file named CARAVA.pdf, which contains a searchable catalogue of the autograph, atrributed, and lost works of ... Caravaggio, with listings of selected copies, and a comprehensive bibliography and list of exhibitions, in .pdf ... "
Caravaggio : the complete works by Sebastian Schütze( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title offers a comprehensive examination of the whole of Caravaggio's œuvre with a catalogue raisonée of his works. Five introductory chapters analyse his artistic career from his training in Lombard Milan and his triumphal rise in papal Rome up to his dramatic final years in Naples, Malta and Sicily
Caravaggio and his two cardinals by Creighton Gilbert( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study focuses on three paintings done by Caravaggio for the two Mattei brothers - a cardinal and a marquis who shared the family palace and, for a time, had Caravaggio as a house guest. The Mattei family has been given short shrift in the literature about Caravaggio, which otherwise has rightly devoted great attention to his patrons. This context enriches our understanding of the paintings - the "Pastor Friso," often dubiously said to represent John the Baptist, the Supper at Emmaus in the London National Gallery, and the newly rediscovered Kiss of Judas in Dublin - then implicates wider contexts, including a comparative study of the artist's most famous works, the Matthew cycle in the Contarelli chapel, and his other patrons, specifically Cardinal Del Monte. An examination of these relationships allows valuable insight into the question of Caravaggio's "naturalist style," his peers, and his period
Rembrandt, Caravaggio by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in 5 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propose une comparaison, par la juxtaposition par paires, des oeuvres de ces deux grandes figures, hollandaise et italienne, de la peinture baroque. Elle met en lumière leur mutuelle révolution esthétique au plan plastique à travers leur conquête de clair-obscur et des jeux saisissants de lumière qui permettent de faire passer un nouvelle sensation et un nouveau sentiment de la réalité
Caravaggio by Vittorio Sgarbi( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of selections from works about Caravaggio by Félix Witting, M.L. Patrizi, Giovanni Pietro Bellori and Mancini translated into English
Caravaggio : a life by Helen Langdon( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of all the great Italian painters, Caravaggio speaks most clearly and powerfully to our time. Caravaggio's early paintings of cardsharps, musicians, and street vendors convey his familiarity and fascination with the Roman underworld; his stark and brilliant religious paintings represent, for the first time in European art, the world of the poor, the suffering, and the outcast, and they depict the religious experience of the individual with a directness our age can recognize." "Caravaggio lived hard and died young, having fled Rome for Sicily, apparently after killing another man in a dispute; his life, involving powerful patrons, sybaritic cardinals, and saints, as well as street boys, prostitutes, and rivalrous painters, is one of the most colorful of any artist's. This biography - the first in English in two generations - shows us Caravaggio's genius with the striking clarity of his own paintings."--Jacket
The complete paintings of Caravaggio by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio( Book )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents his paintings, critical comments, and a chronological survey of his life and work
Caravaggio's Rome : 1600-1630( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werken van de Italiaanse schilder Caravaggio (1571-1610)
Caravaggio e i Giustiniani : toccar con mano una collezione del Seicento by Silvia Danesi Squarzina( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio by Felix Witting( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This generously illustrated volume on the work of Caravaggio makes the world's greatest art accessible to readers of every level of appreciation. This monograph explores Caravaggio's entire life and career by focusing on the most important of his works. Readers will learn about his innovated use of light and shadow, his physical and psychological realism, and his radical technique of omitting initial drawings and creating straight onto the canvas. Along the way readers will learn details of the artist's colorful, and often troubled life, as well as the important role he played in the evolution of Western painting. Overflowing with impeccably reproduced images, this book offers full-page spreads of masterpieces as well as highlights of smaller details-allowing the viewer to appreciate every aspect of the artist's technique and oeuvre. Chronologically arranged, the book coveres important biographical and historic events that reflect the latest scholarship. Additional information includes a list of works, timeline, and suggestions for further reading
Caravaggio studies by Walter F Friedlaender( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio by Christopher Peachment( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peachment's imagined Caravaggio, while still a child, overhears his parents discussing one of his sketches, and relizes he has a talent that sets him apart from the world. He leaves family and home forever to map out a solitary traveler's life. Caravaggio became a revolutionary of his time, a rebellious and dangerous man to know, a man governed by his genius, his indiscriminate sexual appetite, and his murderous rage. He was sought far and wide in the late Renaissance world for his art, and there wa a price on his head for at least one murder. This is Caravaggio's confession, told in humorous, blasphemous, often brutal prose, which cleverly beguiles the reader into understanding the art that was so celebrated and the life that caused so much outrage
The Age of Caravaggio by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M : the man who became Caravaggio by Peter Robb( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robb's extraordinary book about the great Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi from Caravaggio is being reprinted for the exhibition of the artist's work that opens at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in November and later moves to Melbourne. The book contains dozens of pictures. This will be a cheaper edition than before (the notes have been removed) and will have an insert giving page references to pictures in the exhibition
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Caravaggio : a life sacred and profane
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