Bartolomeo Manfredi

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  • Use Of Realism, Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Torture, Vulgarity And Decapitation Resonated Deeply With Boulogne

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    During the late 1590’s and early 1600’s Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, father of the baroque period not only heavily influenced the artists around him, but also influenced thousands of artists of future generations, one such artist is Valentin de Boulogne. This influence is evident as Boulogne would use many of the same religious themes and concepts in his work as Caravaggio implemented in his art. Caravaggio’s use of realism, violence, torture, vulgarity and decapitation resonated deeply with

  • Essay about Salome and Cupid

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    The paintings Salome with the Head of St. John the Baptist, by Guido Reni and Cupid Chastised, by Bartolomeo Manfredi are both 17th century visual representations of a story. The story behind Salome is the interesting biblical story of the beheading of St. John the Baptist, as it’s title suggests. The story goes that Salome performed a dance for the king and his guests. Herod Antipas saw Salome’s dance and was so impressed, and drunk, that he promised to give her whatever she asked of him. After

  • Art Of Caravaggio's 'Death Of The Virgin'

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    Section A Video The large-scale painting of Caravaggio’s work of “Death of the Virgin” shows a light relgouis style. An example is a halo can be barely be seen on top of the Virgin Mary’s head. The Virgin Mary portrayed in the painting seems to have a contemporary Roman feel to her. Her is undone and her clothes as well. Her feet are also bare , some say she looked a prostitute who had been dragged out. Some monks even rejected the panting due to how she looks. Caravaggio’s interest in the everyday