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Caravaggio

Author: Giorgio Bonsanti; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Publisher: Florence : Scala ; New York : Riverside, 1991.
Series: Library of great masters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Caravaggio was born Michelangelo Merisi in 1570 or 1571, in Caravaggio in Lombardy, and moved to Rome in 1592, when he was in his 20s. His earliest influences were Lombard art, a style which has been noted for its realism. The relation between objects and natural and artificial light, which is an important feature of Caravaggio's work, was assimilated from this local tradition. The author examines the life and work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giorgio Bonsanti; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
ISBN: 1878351079 9781878351074
OCLC Number: 29195149
Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Library of great masters.
Other Titles: Caravaggio.
Responsibility: Giorgio Bonsanti ; [translation, Paul Blanchard].

Abstract:

"Caravaggio was born Michelangelo Merisi in 1570 or 1571, in Caravaggio in Lombardy, and moved to Rome in 1592, when he was in his 20s. His earliest influences were Lombard art, a style which has been noted for its realism. The relation between objects and natural and artificial light, which is an important feature of Caravaggio's work, was assimilated from this local tradition. The author examines the life and work of this innovative artist, including the Supper in Emmaus and the Beheading of the Baptist."--Amazon.

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