Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew Graham Dixon

Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew Graham Dixon year 2011
  • Book name: Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
  • Author: Andrew Graham Dixon
  • Release date: 2011/5/24
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780241954645
  • Rating: 9.71 of 10
  • Votes: 812
  • Review by: Toi Carver
  • Review rating: 8.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Total pages: 544
  • Includes a PDF summary of 55 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio lived the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters. The worlds of Milan, Rome and Naples through which Caravaggio moved and which Andrew Graham-Dixon describes brilliantly in this book, are those of cardinals and whores, prayer and violence. On the streets surrounding the churches and palaces, brawls and swordfights were regular occurrences. In the course of this desperate life Caravaggio created the most dramatic paintings of his age, using ordinary men and women - often prostitutes and the very poor - to model for his depictions of classic religious scenes. Andrew Graham-Dixon's exceptionally illuminating readings of Caravaggio'spictures, which are the heart of the book, show very clearly how he created their drama, immediacy and humanity, and how completely he departed from the conventions of his time.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 29H27M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Paintings, Art History: Renaissance, Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Individual Artists, Art Monographs
  • Available formats: WORD, PDF, DOCX, TXT, AZW3, HTML, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in RAR, DEB, CBZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.51 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x25mm
  • Weight: 431g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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