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Full-Text Articles in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture
The Music Lesson: An Analysis Of Two Works From Dutch Seventeenth Century, Valory Hight
Senior Projects Spring 2018
Senior Project submitted to The Division of Arts of Bard College.
Inspiring Piety: The Influence Of Caravaggio’S Paintings In Santa Maria Del Popolo, Cara Coleman
Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects
This article looks at the way Italian Baroque painter, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio broke from the artistic conventions of the Renaissance and Mannerist styles in his religious paintings to create an entirely new style that reflected the needs of the post-Tridentine Catholic Church. Caravaggio pushed painting throughout Europe in a new direction, away from the idealization of the Renaissance and the artistic extremes of Mannerism, by popularizing realism in art. Caravaggio’s unique style is examined through comparisons of his paintings, The Conversion of Paul, c.1601 and The Martyrdom of Saint Peter, c.1601 in the Roman basilica, Santa ...