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Painter (28-Sep-1573 — 18-Jul-1610)


Andrea Bayer (editor). Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2004. 272pp.

Walter F. Friedlaender. Caravaggio Studies. Princeton University Press. 1955. 320pp.

Andrew Graham-Dixon. Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane. Allen Lane. 2010. 514pp.

Roger Hinks. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: His Life, His Legend, His Works. London: Faber and Faber. 1953. 126pp.

Helen Langdon. Caravaggio: A Life. Mississauga, Ontario, Canada: Random House. 1999. 436pp.

Francine Prose. Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles. Scranton, PA: HarperCollins. 2005. 149pp.

Catherine Puglisi. Caravaggio. London: Phaidon. 2003. 448pp.

Peter Robb. M: The Man Who Became Caravaggio. New York: Henry Hold. 2000. 592pp.

Desmond Seward. Caravaggio: A Passionate Life. New York: William Morrow. 1998. 202pp.

Shlomo Giora Shoham. Art, Crime, and Madness: Gesualdo, Caravaggio, Genet, Van Gogh, Artaud. Sussex Academic Press. 2003. 223pp.

Timothy Wilson-Smith. Caravaggio. Phaidon. 1998. 128pp. By an Assistant Master, Eton College.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.259)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.170)

  8. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.10, p.569)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.89)

  10. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.130-33)

  11. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.53)

  12. Legends in Their Own Time (p.41)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.70)

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