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Caravaggio: Masters of Italian Art_ Eberhard König_9783848004768_Ullmann PublishingSKU:9783848004768 Supplier: Ullmann Publishing
Author: Eberhard König
Format: Hardback | 120 pages
Dimensions: 216 x 253 x 12.7mm | 680.39g
Publication date: 15 Mar 2013
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on Baroque painting. In this volume, numerous large-sized illustrations showcase the artist's oeuvre; authoritative texts illustrate the decisive stages in the artist's life and in the development of his work, explaining their significance in the context of his time and for the following generations of artists.