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OP MICHELANGELO MERISI DA CARAVAGGIO: COME NASCONO I CAPOLAVORI (Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: How Masterpieces Are Born). Ed. by Mina Gregori. Palazzo Pitti, Florence, 1991. Organized by Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell'Arte Roberto Longhi, Florence et al. Published by Electa, Milan. 378 pp. with 432 ills. (112 col.). 28 x 26 cm. LC 92-142950 ISBN 884353775X In Italian.
Reexamining questions of attribution in the light of technical and stylistic investigations into the working methods of renowned Baroque painter Caravaggio (1571-1610), this catalogue features two scholarly essays and extensive pictorial and textual documentation of 22 paintings drawn from international collections. Numerous detail views and X-radiographic and infrared images of the canvases, presented to illuminate distinctive features of the artist's technique, are accompanied by lengthy texts combining art historical and scientific analyses of the individual works.
Artist(s):Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1400-1600, 1600-1800 — Painting
Plans: 01,06,12,13,15
Worldwide Number: 023390
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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