Caravaggio: Reflections and Refractions (Visual Culture in by DavidM. Stone

By DavidM. Stone

As this number of essays makes transparent, the trails to greedy the complexity of Caravaggio?s paintings are a number of and variable. paintings historians from the united kingdom and North the US supply new or lately up-to-date interpretations of the works of seventeenth-century Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and of his many fans referred to as the Caravaggisti. the quantity offers with all of the significant elements of Caravaggio?s work: method, artistic procedure, non secular context, strategies in pictorial style and narrative, marketplace options, biography, patronage, reception, and new hermeneutical developments. The concluding part tackles the basic query of Caravaggio?s legacy and the construction of his followers-not merely when it comes to variety yet from a few hugely leading edge techniques: concettismo; paintings advertising and the cost of photographs; self-fashioning and biography; and the concept that of emulation.

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