Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986. Wraps. Good. Item #016426
First edition. Glossy photo illustrated wraps. Quarto. 177 pp. Color and black and white photos of paintings throughout, including those of Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Caravaggio and others. A study of painting, exploring the struggles of modern abstract art in escaping the ambiguity of pictorial space, through a study of the artists of the 16th century and their efforts to bring new directions to their work. With an emphasis on the work of Carravaggio. GOOD+ condition. Minor fading, bumping and scuffing, mostly along the top edge.