Caravaggio: A Life
Of all the great Italian painters, the seventeenth-century master Caravaggio speaks most clearly and powerfully to our time. In this vivid and beautifully written biography, Helen Langdon tells the story of the great painter's life and times in a way that leaves the reader with a renewed appreciation of his art.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bjeans - LibraryThing
Oh Caravaggio, you rogue! I'm really surprised how this cat had time to paint considering all the mischief he got himself into. I don't want to give anything away but the guy was a shady character that as a safe retrospective reader cannot help but admire. Read full review
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British scholar Langdon's masterly achievement is to integrate Caravaggio's art and life in a convincing and vividly delineated re-creation of his world. The themes of artistic patronage and practice ... Read full review