Caravaggio

Caravaggio

Painter of Miracles

Book - 2005
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"Matching gorgeous prose to gorgeous artworks, Prose responds to each image as a moment of theatrical revelation, sensual or spiritual, and frequently both." -- Boston Sunday Globe

In Caravaggio, New York Times bestselling author Francine Prose (Goldengrove, Reading like a Writer) offers an enthralling account of the life and work of one of the greatest painters of all time. --"Called "racy, intensely imagined, and highly readable" by the New York Times Book Review, Caravaggio includes eight pages of color illustrations, and is sure to appeal to art enthusiasts interested in one of history's true innovators. Caravaggio is another engaging entry in the HarperCollins' "Eminent Lives" series of biographies by distinguished authors on canonical figures.

Publisher: New York : Atlas Books/HarperCollins, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060575601
0060575603
Branch Call Number: Biography B Car

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Feb 12, 2016

This is a well written book with a lot of info. I would have given it 5 stars if it contained more of the paintings referred to in her text, a summary of history and characters, as well as an index.

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"... [Caravaggio having another] incident involving a whore, a slashing, daggers, a police spy, and a jail term"

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