CARAVAGGIO

New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. 272 pp; lavish, oversize, coffee table book which is a richly detailed account of this seventeenth-century Italian painter's life and work; giving primary attention to the paintings themselves. The facts of Caravaggio's amply documented life, including the commissions he received, are considered in detail, as are his stylistic development and themes; profusely illustrated with outstanding full-color, full-page reproductions as well as numerous b & w illustrations. Accompanying the book is a critical catalogue, on CD-ROM in which all of Caravaggio's extant paintings, as well as lost and rejected works are discussed. CD-ROM is in "As New" condition; has area of staining to fore-edges for approximately 5" from top; stain does not bleed into pages. If it weren't for this stain; the book would be classified "As New". This copy is from the Second Printing of the First Edition. Very Good + / fine. Item #71340
ISBN: 0789206390

Price: $97.97

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