Caravaggio, or more accurately Michelangelo Merisi
Caravaggio: The Complete Works offers a comprehensive new examination of the whole of Caravaggio's oeuvre with a catalogue raisonée of his works. Five introductory chapters analyze his artistic career from his training in Lombard Milan and his triumphal rise in papal Rome up to his dramatic final years in Naples, Malta, and Sicily. The spotlight thereby falls upon the radical nature and innovative force of his art and its influence in all of Europe.
Our understanding of Caravaggio's work has been substantially broadened in recent decades by major exhibitions, restoration campaigns, new attributions, and archival discoveries. The new catalogue raisonée offers a detailed overview of Caravaggio's entire oeuvre on the basis of the latest research. All the paintings are documented in
Sebastian Schütze was a longtime research fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max Planck Institute for Art History) in Rome and currently holds the Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art at Queen's University, Kingston. He has published widely on Italian art and culture in the early modern era and is a member of the scientific board of the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici in Naples and of the Institut européen d’histoire de la République des Lettres in Paris.
Author — Sebastian Schütze.
Hardcover. 306 pages.
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