Naples had economic problems had to take widowed

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Unformatted text preview: church to encourage those who want salvation to give alms. o Known as the dwarf until the 19th century. o Might also be related to literary traditions….street merchants o Teeth are rotted. Club foot. o How does he give the figure dignity? Takes up most of the picture plane. His position…turned head, standing upright Perspective of the viewer is lowered. Looking up at the subject. Cane is over his shoulder vs using it as a crutch Dominating silhouette o Many think the patron was a Flemish resident of Naples. In Flanders, genre scenes were popular. Yet, we see some genre scenes with Caravaggio. • Adoration of the Shepherds, 1650 o Had health problems that prevented him from painting. Naples had economic problems. Had to take widowed daughter into h...
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