In this deep exploration of Caravaggio’s critically acclaimed work, witness the emotional, fiery masterpieces that inspired generations of artists after him. Controversial for his sharp temper and stark creativity in equal measure, Caravaggio’s name faded away after his death - a dramatic life punctuated by a short, intense career. Today, he is considered as one of the greatest influencers of art - a megalithic master of shadows, light and the creation of strong contrasts.
A painter acclaimed for his ability to capture the complexities of a human face on his brush, great pains have been taken to stay true to the mesmerizing quality of Caravaggio’s paintings in each reproduction - allowing the reader to experience his intricate works in their all their vivid and bold grandiosity.
Hardcover, 305 pages