Essay review of three books on Caravaggio and his Followers: 'Apres caravage: Une peinture caravagesque?', by Olivier Bonfait; 'Spogliando modelli e alzando lumi: Scritti su Caravaggio e l'ambiente caravaggesco', by Gianni Papi; 'Caravaggio: Reflections and Refractions', ed. Lorenzo Pericolo and David M. Stone.

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An essay review of three thought-provoking recent books on the major early seventeenth-century painter, Caravaggio, and the degree and nature of his influence on other artists of the period. The review critically evaluates and compares issues of terminology, definition and attribution broached in the three volumes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)739-741
Number of pages3
JournalThe Burlington Magazine
Issue number1362
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2016



  • Caravaggio
  • Caravaggism

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