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By Carlos Ruffino

This complete consultant takes not anything with no consideration. beginning with the discovery of the pencil and its first makes use of, it demonstrates via targeted textual content and diverse sketches how eloquently an artist can show himself with quite a few pencils and graphite sticks.

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Conditions, Caravaggio achieved a brilliant illumination in his paintings which, but Oil on canvas, 169 x 112 cm. only when in the right place, produced a wondrously harmonious effect. Museo Tesoro Catedralicio, Toledo. qxp 10/25/2007 9:11 AM Page 55 Martha and Mary Magdalene, c. 1598. 5 cm. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit. qxp 10/25/2007 9:11 AM Page 56 The choice and application of the pigments went hand in hand with Caravaggio’s sense of artistic style. A distinct sulphur-yellow for the background and a luminous colour for the intermediary plane created the bearings from which he was able to form the space with his subject, and gave, from the first glance, a primary hierarchy to the scene.

Caravaggio, who in the paintings of Saint Matthew in the chapel in San Luigi dei Francesi had already tried to revolutionise and renew the fundamental laws of painting, outdid this monument to his recentlydiscovered style in an even more magnificent way in the paintings he carried out for the Cerasi for their chapel in Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome. On the right-hand wall of the chapel to the left of the nave, directly next to the choir58, is The Conversion of Saint Paul, and on the left-hand wall The Crucifixion of Saint Peter (p.

Although he was obliged to rework all his canvases because of the religious reservations of his patrons, his artistic faith remained unaltered and his submission was only superficial. At the beginning of the year 1600, when Giordano Bruno was tortured in Rome, Caravaggio’s manner was still being developed, and the first signs of his subversive attitude towards the religious institutions which then dominated the eternal city were already perceptible. During the Counter-Reformation, Pope Clement VIII, taken by a violent desire for order and repression, decided to “clean” the streets of Rome and undertook a series of measures against street 60 The Taking of Christ, 1602.

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