The Lost Painting

The Lost Painting

The Quest for A Caravaggio Masterpiece

Downloadable Audiobook - 2006
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A young graduate student from Rome, Francesca Cappelletti, makes a discovery that inspires a search for a work of art of incalculable value, a painting lost for almost two centuries. The artist was Caravaggio, a master of the Italian Baroque. He was a genius, a revolutionary painter, and a man beset by personal demons. Four hundred years ago, he drank and brawled in the taverns and streets of Rome, moving from one rooming house to another, constantly in and out of jail, all the while painting works of transcendent emotional and visual power. He rose from obscurity to fame and wealth, but success didn't alter his violent temperament. His rage finally led him to commit murder, forcing him to flee Rome a hunted man. He died young, alone, and under strange circumstances.
Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2006
ISBN: 9781415925027
141592502X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file)

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