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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Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

Avis d'utilisateur  - Nancy J. Mactague - Book Verdict

New publications (e.g., Michael Fried's The Moment of Caravaggio and John T. Spike's Caravaggio) continue to appear in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of Caravaggio. This one takes ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

Avis d'utilisateur  - Amanda - Goodreads

Color! Illustrations! The best part of this book (compare the meager black and white insert in Peter Robb's M). Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

Epilogue
443
Further Reading
483
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À propos de l'auteur (2011)

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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