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Caravaggio"s death and other stories by Enzo Siciliano

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Published by Legas in New York .
Written in English


  • Siciliano, Enzo, 1934- -- Translations into English.

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Edition Notes

StatementEnzo Siciliano ; translated by J. Douglas Campbell and Leonard G. Sbrocchi ; edited by Francesca Valente.
ContributionsCampbell, J. Douglas, 1935-, Sbrocchi, Leonard G. 1938-, Valente, Francesca.
LC ClassificationsPQ4879.I29 A25 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL431360M
ISBN 100921252692
LC Control Number98138924

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Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane was 10 years in the making, and it shows, for Andrew Graham-Dixon has in the end written an impressively learned and vivid monograph, which will surely now be regarded as the definitive Caravaggio by:   How Caravaggio died there, at 38, has been shrouded in mystery ever since – a blank page that Vinceti and a team of archaeologists and forensic scientists have set out to fill years after his death. To test existing theories that he died of malaria on a Tuscan beach. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (29 September –18 July ) lived probably the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters. The worlds of Milan and Rome through which Caravaggio moved and which Andrew Graham-Dixon describes brilliantly in this book, are those of cardinals and prostitutes, prayer and violence/5. Caravaggio's Death and Other Stories: Enzo Siciliano: Books - or: Enzo Siciliano.

  Immediately following the murder, Caravaggio fled Rome and sought refuge in a host of other locations: Naples, Malta and Sicily, among others. But even as .   Noah Charney September 3, PM (UTC) Caravaggio lived a hot, violent fist of a life. Brief, full of angst, upset, blood, death and a total revolution in painting on a scale only rarely.   Caravaggio’s revolutionary style influenced everyone from modern photographers to Scorsese – but his life was just as provocative as his paintings, writes Alastair Sooke. Death. Caravaggio had a fever at the time of his death, and what killed him has been a matter of historical debate and study. Traditionally historians have long thought he died of syphilis. Some have said he had malaria, or possibly brucellosis from unpasteurised ion: Simone Peterzano.

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