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Caravaggio by John T. Spike
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The result of over 20 years of research by a leading authority on Caravaggio, this work reproduces every known work of the artist. John T. Spike explores in detail Caravaggio's scandalous life and provocative work. Placing Caravaggio within the broad panorama of society and ideas at the turn of the 17th century, the author sets a detailed stage for an artist who has been called "the first modern painter." Caravaggio (1571-1610) reflected in his canvases his own desires and spiritual crises to an extent no one ever had imagined possible, and he shocked his contemporaries by portraying the saints and virgins of Christianity with the faces and bodies of his companions and lovers in Rome's demimonde. Accompanying the book is a CD-ROM in which all of Caravaggio's extant paintings, as well as lost and rejected works, are described. Each entry specifies the work's medium, dimensions, location, and provenance, and provides an annotated bibliography of sources. Most of the entries conclude with a brief technical analysis.

Table of Contents

Art and Life; Catalog and Technical; Notes; Chronology; Bibliography; Index

Author Biography

John T. Spike, an internationally respected critic and historian of art, received his doctorate from Harvard. He has recently published major books on the Florentine Renaissance, including Masaccio and Fra Angelico (both Abbeville and both also available in Italian and French editions). Since 1989 Dr. Spike has been General Editor of Abaris Books, publishers of The Illustrated Bartsch, the multivolume compendium of European prints executed before 1750. A resident of Florence, he has organized numerous exhibitions of Italian art.
Release date NZ
December 12th, 2001
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
New title
Illustrations
160 colour and 90 b&w illustrations, bibliography
Imprint
Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Pages
272
Dimensions
289x337x32
ISBN-13
9780789206398
Product ID
1820748

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