Complete Works of Caravaggio (Delphi Classics) by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Complete Works of Caravaggio (Delphi Classics)

byMichelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Delphi Classics

Kobo ebook | December 15, 2009

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The Baroque master Caravaggio, famous for his masterful use of chiaroscuro, produced during his short and tragic life a body of works that would have a lasting impact on the history of Western art. Combining realistic observation of the human state with dramatic use of lighting, Caravaggio’s paintings are regarded as among the most technically accomplished and highly prized artworks of the seventeenth century. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing readers to explore the works of great artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents Caravaggio’s complete works in beautiful detail, with concise introductions, hundreds of high quality images and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* The complete extant paintings of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio — over 90 paintings, fully indexed and arranged in chronological and alphabetical order
* Includes reproductions of rare works
* Features a special ‘Highlights’ section, with concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information
* Enlarged ‘Detail’ images, allowing you to explore Caravaggio’s celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional art books
* Hundreds of images in stunning colour highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the complete paintings
* Easily locate the paintings you want to view
* Scholarly ordering of plates into chronological order

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CONTENTS:

The Highlights
YOUNG SICK BACCHUS
BOY WITH A BASKET OF FRUIT
CARDSHARPS
SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI IN ECSTASY
THE MUSICIANS
BACCHUS
SAINT CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA
JUDITH BEHEADING HOLOFERNES
NARCISSUS
CALLING OF SAINT MATTHEW
THE CRUCIFIXION OF SAINT PETER
THE CONVERSION OF SAINT PAUL ON THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS
THE SUPPER AT EMMAUS
AMOR VICTORIOUS
JOHN THE BAPTIST
ENTOMBMENT
DAVID WITH THE HEAD OF GOLIATH
THE MARTYRDOM OF SAINT URSULA

The Paintings
THE COMPLETE PAINTINGS
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PAINTINGS

The Biography
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF CARAVAGGIO by Ralph N. James

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Title:Complete Works of Caravaggio (Delphi Classics)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Delphi ClassicsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910630551

ISBN - 13:9781910630556

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