Caravaggio

Caravaggio

by Gilles Lambert
     
 
The work of Michelangelo da Caravaggio (1573�1610), the notorious "bad boy" of Italian Baroque painting, employed theatrical realism and sacrilegious subject matter that infuriated viewers of the time, forced him into obscurity, and raises eyebrows even today. Full-color reproductions and thorough text provide a quick yet solid introduction to this master.

Overview

The work of Michelangelo da Caravaggio (1573�1610), the notorious "bad boy" of Italian Baroque painting, employed theatrical realism and sacrilegious subject matter that infuriated viewers of the time, forced him into obscurity, and raises eyebrows even today. Full-color reproductions and thorough text provide a quick yet solid introduction to this master.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822863534
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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