Archive for: Counter Reformation

A Case of Rebirth and Modernity: the Cinquecento in Florence

Detail of Bronzino, Deposition (Besançon, 1543) By Andrea M. Gáldy – While many people still consider the Renaissance to have been a movement created largely...

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Caravaggio’s Darkness: A Sinner’s Reputation with a Saint’s Heart

  Caravaggio, David with the Head of Goliath, 1609-10, 125 x 101 cm, Galleria Borghese, Rome (image in public domain) By Kristine Wendt – One of the most...

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