Homework 5.2 Catholic Baroque: Caravaggio

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5.2 Caravaggio


Caravaggio’s Calling of Saint Matthew
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/caravaggio-matthew.html


Caravaggio’s Supper at Emmaus
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/supper-at-emmaus.html


Caravaggio’s Death of the Virgin (Smarthistory)
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/caravaggios-death-of-the-virgin.html

1. Based on what you learned from these conversations, what are the typical characteristics of Caravaggio’s style?
2. Based on what you learned from these conversations, how were Caravaggio’s religious paintings consistent with the goals of the Counter Reformation Church?


Gentilleschi’s Judith and Holofernes
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/monarchy-enlightenment/baroque-art1/baroque-italy/v/gentileschi-judith

3.  According to the speakers, what aspects of this picture are characteristically Baroque?