The Age of Caravaggio

Mina Gregori The Metropolitan Museum of Art Keith Christiansen Rizzoli International Publications Incorporated


The Age of Caravaggio

The Age of Caravaggio

  • Title: The Age of Caravaggio
  • Author: Mina Gregori The Metropolitan Museum of Art Keith Christiansen Rizzoli International Publications Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780847805969
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Hardcover



Combines a history of Caravaggio criticism through four centuries, with reproductions of many of the great works by the Italian painter of the late sixteenth century and outstanding examples from the oeuvre of the painters he influenced.Catalog of an exhibition held Feb April, 1985 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and May June, 1985 at the Museo Nazionale di CapodimonteCombines a history of Caravaggio criticism through four centuries, with reproductions of many of the great works by the Italian painter of the late sixteenth century and outstanding examples from the oeuvre of the painters he influenced.Catalog of an exhibition held Feb April, 1985 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and May June, 1985 at the Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte Naples.Contents Introductory EssaysThe Roman World of Caravaggio His Admirers and PatronsLuigi SalernoThe Critical Fortune of a Realist PainterRichard E SpearCaravaggio TodayMina GregoriCaravaggio s Precursors in North ItalyCaravaggio s Contemporaries in Rome and NaplesCaravaggioBibliography and Photograph Credits


Recent Comments "The Age of Caravaggio"

The bottom line here is that I learned a lot from this book about Caravaggio the man, and Caravaggio the artist. It also includes a great deal of history, especially about the prevailing tastes and styles of his day.A summary from my journal at the time:It seems Caravaggio was a real rebel in his depiction of common folk and common situations, contra the nobility of classicism. He painted directly from nature, without pulling punches. His people had common looks, common dress, and common express [...]


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