Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610) lived the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters. This commanding biography explores Caravaggio’s staggering artistic achievements, his volatile personal trajectory, and his tragic and mysterious death at age thirty-eight. Featuring more than eighty full-color reproductions of the artist’s best paintings, Caravaggio is a masterful profile of the mercurial painter.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BrokenTeepee - LibraryThing
This is my first book from Audible and while I thoroughly enjoyed listening to it - Mr. Ballerini has a magical voice - I think perhaps art books are best left to the coffee table. I missed the ... Read full review
Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and ProfaneUser Review - Book Verdict
New publications (e.g., Michael Fried's The Moment of Caravaggio and John T. Spike's Caravaggio) continue to appear in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of Caravaggio. This one takes ... Read full review