Caravaggio (Book, 2006) []
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Author: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; F Marini; Miriam Hurley
Publisher: New York, NY : Rizzoli, 2006, ©2004.
Series: Art classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Luxury, violence, squalor, disaster, passion: Such were the characteristics that marked the life of Michelangelo Merisi (1571-1610), called Caravaggio, the unruly genius of seventeenth-century painting. Sensationalized for employing prostitutes and bandits as models for his gritty, erotic paintings of religious and mythological subjects Caravaggio spread controversy throughout the art world and the pious society of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610.
New York, NY : Rizzoli, 2006, ©2004
Named Person: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio; F Marini; Miriam Hurley
ISBN: 0847828093 9780847828098
OCLC Number: 65466719
Notes: First ed. 2003, originally published in Italian by Rizzoli Libri Illustrati.
Michelangelo Merisi (1573-1610), known as Caravaggio.
Description: 189 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Anti-academy / Renato Guttoso --
His life and art / edited by Francesca Marini --
The masterpieces / edited by Francesca Marini.
Series Title: Art classics.
Responsibility: [edited by Marini Francesca], preface by Renato Guttuso, [translation, Miriam Hurley].
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Part of the "Art Classics" series, this title features painters of the Rennaissance and Baroque periods. It includes a critical essay on the artist's life and art; descriptive captions on the 50  Read more...


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