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By Andrew Graham-Dixon

“This ebook resees its topic with infrequent readability and gear as a painter for the twenty first century.”―Hilary Spurling, New York occasions e-book Review

In a bravura functionality, Andrew Graham-Dixon explores Caravaggio’s fantastic inventive achievements, delving into the unique Italian resources to create a masterful profile of the mercurial painter. This New York Times and Washington Post remarkable booklet of the 12 months good points greater than 80 full-color reproductions of the artist’s most sensible work. forty pages of colour illustrations; four maps

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2 in. (97. eight x 132. 7 cm). 33. St Catherine, 1599, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. photograph: Scala, Florence. Oil on canvas, sixty eight. 1 x fifty two. four in. (173 x 133 cm). 34. Portrait of Fillide Melandroni, c. 1598, Gemäldegalerie des Kaiser-Friedrich Museum, Berlin, Germany, inv. 356 (destroyed in 1945). photograph: Scala, Florence/BPK, Bildagentur für Kunst, Kultur und Geschichte, Berlin, Germany. Oil on canvas, 26 x 20. nine in. (66 x fifty three cm). 35. Judith and Holofernes, 1598–9, Palazzo Barberini, Rome, Italy/The Bridgeman paintings Library. Oil on canvas, fifty seven. 1 x seventy six. eight in. (145 x 195 cm). 36. The Entombment, 1604, Vatican Museums and Galleries, Vatican urban, Italy/The Bridgeman artwork Library. Oil on canvas, 118. 1 x seventy nine. nine in. (300 x 203 cm). 37. Pietà by way of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), 1499, Basilica di San Pietro, Vatican, Rome, Italy/The Bridgeman paintings Library. Marble, sixty eight. five x seventy nine. eight in. (174 x 195 cm). 38. The Calling of St Matthew, 1599–1600, Contarelli Chapel (left-hand-side wall), San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome, Italy/The Bridgeman artwork Library. Oil on panel, 126. eight x 133. nine in. (322 x 340 cm). 39. The production of Adam (detail, post-restoration) by means of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), 1511–12, Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Italy. Fresco, one hundred ten. 2 x 224. four in. (280 x 570 cm). forty. The Martyrdom of St Matthew, 1599–1600, Contarelli Chapel (right-hand-side wall), San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome, Italy/The Bridgeman paintings Library. Oil on canvas, 127. 2 x one hundred thirty five in. (323 x 343 cm). forty-one. The Conversion of St Paul (first version), 1600–1601, Palazzo Odescalchi, selection of Principessa Nicoletta Odescalchi, Rome, Italy. picture: Scala, Florence. Oil on cypress, ninety. 6 x sixty eight. nine in. (230 x one hundred seventy five cm). forty two. The Crucifixion of St Peter, 1600–1601, Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, Italy/Alinari/The Bridgeman artwork Library. Oil on canvas, ninety. 6 x sixty eight. nine in. (230 x a hundred seventy five cm). forty three. The Cerasi Chapel (front view), Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, Italy. © Archivo Fotografico, Soprintendenza Speciale in keeping with il Patrimonio Storico Artistico ed Etnoantropologico e in line with il Polo Museale della Città di Roma. forty four. The Conversion of St Paul (second version), 1600–1601, Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, Italy/The Bridgeman artwork Library. Oil on canvas, ninety. 6 x sixty eight. nine in. (230 x a hundred seventy five cm). forty five. The Supper at Emmaus, 1601, nationwide Gallery, London, united kingdom. © The nationwide Gallery, 2010. Oil on tempera on canvas, fifty five. five x seventy seven. four in. (141 x 196. 2 cm). forty six. St John the Baptist, 1602, Musei Capitolini, Rome, Italy. photograph: Scala, Florence. Oil on canvas, 50. eight x 37. four in. (129 x ninety five cm). forty seven. Ignudo (detail, post-restoration) via Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), 1511–12, Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Italy/Bridgeman artwork Library. Fresco. forty eight. The Betrayal of Christ, 1602, nationwide Gallery of eire, Dublin. With style permission of the Jesuit neighborhood, who recognize the generosity of Dr Marie Lee Wilson. Oil on canvas, fifty two. 6 x sixty six. 7 in. (133. five x 169. five cm). forty nine. highway Scene by means of Francesco Villamena (1564–1624), 1601, British Museum, London, united kingdom. © The Trustees of the British Museum. Engraving, thirteen. 6 x 19. five in. (34. five x forty nine. five cm). 50. St Matthew and the Angel (first version), 1602, Gemäldegalerie des Kaiser-Friedrich Museum, Berlin, Germany, inv.

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