Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

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W. W. Norton & Company, 10 nov. 2011 - 544 pages
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“This book resees its subject with rare clarity and power as a painter for the 21st century.”—Hilary Spurling, New York Times Book Review

In a bravura performance, Andrew Graham-Dixon explores Caravaggio’s staggering artistic achievements, delving into the original Italian sources to create a masterful profile of the mercurial painter. This New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year features more than eighty full-color reproductions of the artist’s best paintings.
 

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Pferdina - LibraryThing

A very enjoyable read. I knew nothing about Caravaggio and nearly nothing about art in the early seventeenth century and I think I learned a ton about both from this book. There are many color plates ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

A highly enjoyable biography about Michelangelo Merisi called Caravaggio who lived in an age where painters. writers and composers were of the same social class as prostitutes and servants. It also ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Epilogue
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Further Reading
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Andrew Graham-Dixon has presented six landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed A History of British Art, Renaissance and Art of Eternity, as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than twenty years he has published a weekly column on art, first in the Independent and, more recently, in the Sunday Telegraph. He has written a number of acclaimed books, on subjects ranging from medieval painting and sculpture to the art of the present, including Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane, Art: The Definitive Visual Guide, and Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel.

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