Caravaggio: The Complete Works (Master Painters)
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Caravaggio: The Complete Works (Master Painters)

by Francesca Neri, Alessandro Guasti
     
 

The quintessential artist-rebel, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio imbued his paintings with an expressiveness that even today seems almost shocking in its immediacy and realism. The mysterious, shadowy scenes of torture, passion, spirituality, and redemption he produced elicited acclaim and controversy in equal parts. This lavish volume offers a rich and renewed

Overview

The quintessential artist-rebel, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio imbued his paintings with an expressiveness that even today seems almost shocking in its immediacy and realism. The mysterious, shadowy scenes of torture, passion, spirituality, and redemption he produced elicited acclaim and controversy in equal parts. This lavish volume offers a rich and renewed appreciation of Caravaggio’s genius with more than 100 beautiful color reproductions of the artist’s complete works, including dozens of dazzling close-up details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760789537
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/24/2007
Series:
Master Painters Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 9.44(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Alessandro Guasti holds a degree in art history from the University of Florence. His areas of specialty include the history of costume and of the decorative arts, and he is a regular contributor to scholarly journals in these fields. Francesca Neri, who also received a degree in art history from the University of Florence, specializes in contemporary art, with particular focus on issues of conservation and restoration. Both authors have long been involved with L’Immaginario, a cultural association committed to the popularization of art history.

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