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The Age of Caravaggio

The Age of Caravaggio

Gregori, Mina, Luigi Salerno, and Richard E. Spear
368 pages
187 illustrations
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Foreword by Philippe de Montebello
Organizers of the Exhibition
Lenders to the Exhibition
Contributors and Note to the Catalogue

Introductory Essays

The Roman World of Caravaggio: His Admirers and Patrons
Luigi Salerno

The Critical Fortune of a Realist Painter
Richard E. Spear

Caravaggio Today
Mina Gregori

Caravaggio's Precursors in North Italy

Caravaggio's Contemporaries in Rome and Naples


Bibliography and Photograph Credits

Saint Matthew and the Angel, Giovanni Gerolamo Savoldo  Italian, Oil on canvas
The Coronation of the Virgin, Annibale Carracci  Italian, Oil on canvas
after 1595
The Lamentation, Scipione Pulzone (Il Gaetano)  Italian, Oil on canvas
Paradise, Carlo Saraceni  Italian, Oil on copper
ca. 1598
The Fortune-Teller, Georges de La Tour  French, Oil on canvas
probably 1630s
The Musicians, Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)  Italian, Oil on canvas

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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), and Museo e gallerie nazionali di Capodimonte, eds. 1985. The Age of Caravaggio. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art : Electa/Rizzoli.