Synopses & Reviews
The series has always been highly regarded for its insight and authority, providing an invaluable introduction to key artists and movements in art history. Each volume contains an introductory essay, forty-eight full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous comparative illustrations in colour or black and white.
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was a boldly original painter who led a short and violent life. This book, providing a biography of an artist who has become an iconic figure in the late-20th century, presents a selection of his works.