Just stunning - Caravaggio. Detail from 'The Denial of St. Peter'. A master of Chiaroscuro.
Narcissus by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Caravaggio--I love the story behind this painting: Caravaggio painted his own head, dismembered
CARAVAGGIO. One of my favorites that we learned about in art history. He's…
Note the critical thought represented by the wrinkled forehead, the outstretched arm, that subtle halo.
Study of lips. Paintings by the Italian artist, Caravaggio.
My recent "involuntary memory." Caravaggio's "The Calling of Saint-Matthew." Description of the paining from the blog: Zeitgeist sic itur ad astra ("thus to the stars"). Click here to read: (http://duluxdreams.wordpress.com/2012/06/28/caravaggio-the-calling-of-st-matthew/)
Caravaggio's Deposition from the Cross - good example of tenebrism - Southern Baroque often used the diagonal - Council of Trent in post-reformation reaction encouraged art that would excite and educate
Caravaggio, Conversion of St. Paul, in the Santa Maria del Populo, Rome (opposite the chapel wall from the Crucifixion of St. Peter).C'est celle - là la bonne ! Good description of the style
Judith Beheading Holofernes by Caravaggio, 1598-99. (detail) Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica at Palazzo Barberini, Rome