Each volume is a visual resource with over 300 full-color illustrations, telling the story of a single artist with a look at the artist's life, the context in which he worked, and an analysis of his masterpieces.
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17th century altar altarpiece angel Annibale Carracci artist Baptist Baroque Bolognese Borromeo Boy Bitten Caracciolo Caravaggesque Caravaggio painted Cardinal Cerasi Chapel Chiesa di Santa church clients commission composition Contarelli Chapel conveys Council of Trent Counter-Reformation culture death decoration depicted Domenico Doria Emilians engraving expression Federico figures Flight into Egypt Florence frescos Galleria Borghese Galleria degli Uffizi Gallerie di Capodimonte Genoa genre Gentileschi gesture Giovanni Baglione Giovanni Battista iconography innovative Jesus knight Leonardo light Lombard Luigi dei Francesi Madonna Malta Maltese Mannerism Maria del Popolo Martyrdom of St Mattia Preti Messina Michelangelo Milan Monte Musee du Louvre Musei e Gallerie Museum Naples naturalism Neri Oratorians painter Peter Paul Rubens Peterzano Pinacoteca di Brera Pope Portrait Raccolta Bertarelli religious retum Roman Rome sacred saint San Luigi Santa Maria scene scudi St Jerome St John St Matthew St Peter style Supper at Emmaus symbol tradition Valletta Virgin