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Italian and Spanish Baroque Painting  16:52 Carracci, Loves of the Gods , Fresco, Ceiling of Farnese Gallery, Farnese Palace, Rome,  1597-1601 Long, narrow Ceilings curved, weird proportions (not meant to be decorated) Developed highly sophisticated/complicated structure allowed to break up into different  units Include different medium -> sculpture, painting, fresco, etc  Trompe:  l’oeil:  to deceive the eye  Disegno:  intellectual approach, conceived ideal figures  Annibale Carracci, Paris and Mercury,  1597-1601 (from the ceiling of Palazzo Farnese)  Synthesis of  design  and  color Self-portrait of Michelangelo Da Caravaggio (1517-1610) Killed a person, escaped from Rome Provocative style One of the most popular painters of his time  Blood flowing down, head just cut by David Realism  Caravaggio, Calling of St. Matthew,  oil on canvas, Contarelli Chapel, Rome 1599-1600 
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  • Fall '08
  • Leyton
  • St. Matthew, Farnese Palace, Spanish Baroque painting, highly sophisticated/complicated structure, Michelangelo Da Caravaggio

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