CARAVAGGIO : a Life Sacred and Profane

By: Andrew Graham-Dixon

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red cloth, xxviii, 514 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, CONTENTS: Milan, 1571-92 -- Rome, 1592-5 -- Rome, 1595-9 -- Rome, 1599-1606 -- The Alban Hills, Naples, Malta, Sicily, Naples, Porto Ercole, 1606-10 Short-listed for BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio lived the darkest and dangerous life of any of the great painters. In the course of this life, Caravaggio created the most dramatic paintings of his age, using ordinary men and women to model for his depictions of classic religious scenes. This book shows how he created their drama, immediacy and humanity.

Title: CARAVAGGIO : a Life Sacred and Profane

Author Name: Andrew Graham-Dixon

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2010

ISBN Number: 0713996749

ISBN Number 13: 9780713996746

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Biography

Size: 8 vo,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 112557241

Keywords: Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi Da, Painters -- Italy -- Biography.,Painters.,