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Caravaggio : a passionate life

Author: Desmond Seward
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the Baroque painter highlights the many contradictions of his life, contrasting his criminal record with his achievements as a painter of religious experience against the background of life in early seventeenth-century Italy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Seward
ISBN: 0688150322 9780688150327
OCLC Number: 39658991
Description: xv, 202 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Desmond Seward.

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A portrait of the Baroque painter highlights the many contradictions of his life, contrasting his criminal record with his achievements as a painter of religious experience against the background of life in early seventeenth-century Italy.

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