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Unformatted text preview: culpture. o Dirty fingernails, rough face very Caravaggio • Jusepe d Ribera, Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew, 1634 o Created in Naples (moved there in 1616 to avoid debts. Married wealthy daughter of painter.) o Considered the best working artist of Naples. Called the young Spaniard working in the style of Caravaggio. o Artists outside of Naples (i.e. Rembrandt) owned works by Ribera o Man is sharpening knife to skin alive Bartholomew In keeping with dramatic martyrdoms. o Used thick, rich paints to portray the brutality o More spiritual (looking up to God) opposed to the actual torture of Bartholomew • Saint Philip o Emphasizing actual martyrdom. More tenebrism. • Boy with a Club Foot, 1642 o Genre scene. Nearly relates to religion. Promotional ploy of the...
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