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Caravaggio : the stories of St. Matthew

Author: Stefano Zuffi; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Publisher: Milan : 24 ORE Cultura, 2012.
Series: Art mysteries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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'The Stories of St Matthew' marked a turning point in Caravaggio's career, and in the history of painting itself. Behind their mystery lies an unprecedented creative process, characterised by choices and pentimenti revealed by detailed analyses. At the time, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was an unruly thirty-year-old painter of small to medium-sized works,commissioned privately. Although at first Cardinal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Matthew, the Apostle Saint; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Matthew, the Apostle Saint.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefano Zuffi; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
ISBN: 9788866480853 8866480851
OCLC Number: 794296911
Language Note: Translation of: Caravaggio : storie di San Matteo.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: To start with --
The chapel of the "Cardinal-Datary" --
A troublesome commission --
Caravaggio facing two blank squares --
Two opposite "stories" --
The painting for the altar --
The calling of St. Matthew --
The martyrdom of St. Matthew --
St. Matthew and the angel --
Caravaggio his life and times.
Series Title: Art mysteries.
Other Titles: Caravaggio.
Responsibility: Stefano Zuffi.

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