Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles
“Matching gorgeous prose to gorgeous artworks, Prose responds to each image as a moment of theatrical revelation, sensual or spiritual, and frequently both.” — Boston Sunday Globe
In Caravaggio, New York Times bestselling author Francine Prose (Goldengrove, Reading like a Writer) offers an enthralling account of the life and work of one of the greatest painters of all time. —“Called “racy, intensely imagined, and highly readable” by the New York Times Book Review, Caravaggio includes eight pages of color illustrations, and is sure to appeal to art enthusiasts interested in one of history’s true innovators. Caravaggio is another engaging entry in the HarperCollins’ “Eminent Lives” series of biographies by distinguished authors on canonical figures.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gwendolyndawson - LibraryThing
A quick biography of the compelling and mysterious Caravaggio. This book, written in a gripping and concise style, provides a good background to the artist but ultimately seems unsatisfying in its brevity. Read full review
Caravaggio: painter of miraclesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This biography of 17th-century Italian painter Caravaggio (1571-1610) is part of HarperCollins's "Eminent Lives" series of brief, compelling biographies on canonical figures by distinguished authors ... Read full review