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Caravaggio : the art of realism

Author: John L Varriano; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Begins with an investigation of Caravaggio's studio practices. In subsequent chapters, this book discusses the artist's response to the material culture of his day, his use of gesture and expression,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Varriano, John L.
Caravaggio.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)974992639
Named Person: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Le Caravage; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John L Varriano; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
ISBN: 0271027177 9780271027173 0271027185 9780271027180
OCLC Number: 62889041
Description: xiii, 183 pages, 88 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Biographical conspectus --
Myths of the studio --
Imitation and imagination --
Eye of the beholder --
Physical presences, erotic appetites, wit --
Violence --
Portraits and portrayals --
Gesture and expression --
Settings and accessories.
Other Titles: Art of realism
Responsibility: John Varriano.
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