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Franklin, David, 1961-
Caravaggio & his followers in Rome / David Franklin & Sebastian Schütze
Alternate Title Caravaggio and his followers in Rome
New Haven : Yale University Press ; Ottawa, Canada : In association with The National Gallery of Canada ; Fort Worth, Tex. : and The Kimbell Art Museum, 2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  ND623.C26 A4 2011    AVAILABLE
A gift in memory of Josie Price, Library Volunteer, from the Mardigian Library Staff, 2014
Subject Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610 -- Exhibitions
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610 -- Influence -- Exhibitions
Physical Description x, 333 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, June 10, 2011-Sept. 11, 2011 and at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Tex., Oct. 9, 2011-Jan. 8, 2012
Includes bibliographical references
Contents The public Caravaggio / David Franklin -- Caravaggism in Europe: a planetary system and its gravitational laws / Sebastian Schütze -- Caravaggio's Roman collectors / Sandra Richards -- Notes on Caravaggio's early followers recorded in Roman parish registers from 1600 to 1630 / Rossella Vodret -- Notes toward a Caravaggisti pictorial poetics / Michael Fried -- "You know that I love you": music and youth in Caravaggio / David Franklin -- The fortune teller / Christopher Etheridge -- The cardsharps / Nancy E. Edwards -- "Beauty from nature" and devotion: the Caravaggisti's new images of the saints / Francesca Cappelletti -- Staging religious history for collectors and connoisseurs / Sebastian Schütze
Summary "The Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610) had a profound impact on a wide range of baroque painters of Italian, French, Dutch, Flemish, and Spanish origin who resided in Rome either during his lifetime or immediately afterward. This captivating book illustrates the notion of "Caravaggism," showcasing 65 works by Peter Paul Rubens and other important artists of the period who drew inspiration from Caravaggio. Also depicted are Caravaggio canvases that fully exhibit his distinctive style, along with ones that had a particularly discernible impact on other practitioners. Caravaggio's influence was greatest in Rome, where his works were seen by the largest and most international group of artists, and was at its peak in the early decades of the 17th century both before and after his untimely death at the age of 39. Not since Michelangelo or Raphael has one European artist affected so many of his contemporaries and over such broad geographic territory. Essays by an array of major Caravaggio scholars illuminate the underlying principles of the exhibit, reveal how Caravaggio altered the presentation and interpretation of many traditional subjects and inspired unusual new ones, and explore the artist's legacy and how he irrevocably changed the course of painting."--Publisher's description
NOTE Gift from the Mardigian Library Staff in memory of Josie Price, Library Volunteer
Alternate Author Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610
Schütze, Sebastian
National Gallery of Canada
Kimbell Art Museum
Library donation, 2014

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