TITLE

A Further Note on the Ancestry of Caravaggio's First Saint Matthew

AUTHOR(S)
Lavin, Irving
PUB. DATE
March 1980
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1980, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the ancestry of Caravaggio's altarpieces of the Evangelist Matthew for the Contarelli Chapel. Differences of Caravaggio's work from that of Pourbus; Qualities of Pourbus' picture similar to that of Caravaggio; Antecedents to the Judeo-Christian aspects of Caravaggio's picture.
ACCESSION #
5304396

 

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