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St. John the Baptist in the desert (1606) | Michelangelo Merisi called Caravaggio

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Usually dated towards the end of his Roman period, it is endowed with an intense luminosity. The light strikes violently against the youthful body of the saint burned by the sun, creating dense areas of shade and mysterious recesses out of which everyday objects and the roots of trees can be seen to glimmer.
Guide to the Galleria Corsini
S. Alloisi
Paperback, 16,5x23 cm, pp. 120, 107 col. ill., 32 pl. b/n
€ 11,50

Housed in the 18th-century Palazzo Corsini alla Lungara built by Ferdinando Fuga, the Gallery has collection of mainly 15th- and 18th-century paintings...
Caravaggio a Roma - in Rome
A. Coliva, foreword by Maurizio Calvesi
Paperback, cm 24x28 cm, pp. 128, 54 col. Ill. e 1 w./b.
Bilingual edition (Italian and English)
€ 28,00

Four hundred years after his death, a profile of Caravaggio is recreated through an analysis of his works. From noble palaces and cardinal's residences to sacred buildings: an ideal journey of discovery through Caravaggio's places in Rome. The volume is supplied with full-page illustrations of the paintings, many of which were the subject of a recent photographic campaign.
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