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Caravaggio : a life sacred and profane

Author: Andrew Graham-Dixon; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Graham-Dixon; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
ISBN: 9780393081497 0393081494
OCLC Number: 690086399
Awards: Shortlisted for BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011.
Description: xxviii, 514 pages, [40] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Milan, 1571-92 --
Rome, 1592-5 --
Rome, 1595-9 --
Rome, 1599-1606 --
The Alban Hills, Naples, Malta, Sicily, Naples, Porto Ercole, 1606-10.
Other Titles: Life sacred and profane
Responsibility: Andrew Graham-Dixon.

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In the tradition of John Richardson's Picasso, a commanding new biography of the Italian master's tumultuous life and mysterious death.  Read more...

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Andrew Graham-Dixon is the most gifted art critic of his generation. --Robert Hughes, former art critic of Time Magazine and author of The Shock of the New"

 
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