Caravaggio / Edition 1

Caravaggio / Edition 1

by Howard Hibbard, Shirley G. Hibbard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0064301281

ISBN-13: 9780064301282

Pub. Date: 02/28/1985

Publisher: Westview Press


Caravaggio was one of the most important Italian painters of the 17th century. He was, in fact, the wellspring of Baroque painting. In Hibbard's words, Caravaggio's paintings "speak to us more personally and more poignantly than any others of the time". In this study, Howard Hibbard evaluates the work of Caravaggio: notorious as a painter-assassin, hailed by…  See more details below

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Caravaggio was one of the most important Italian painters of the 17th century. He was, in fact, the wellspring of Baroque painting. In Hibbard's words, Caravaggio's paintings "speak to us more personally and more poignantly than any others of the time". In this study, Howard Hibbard evaluates the work of Caravaggio: notorious as a painter-assassin, hailed by many as an original interpreter of the scriptures, a man whose exploration of nature has been likened to that of Galileo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064301282
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
02/28/1985
Series:
ICON Editions Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
404
Sales rank:
1,289,459
Product dimensions:
7.13(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1330L (what's this?)

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