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Narcissus (1599) by Caravaggio

Original price $129.00
Original price $129.00 - Original price $1,593.00
Original price $129.00
Current price $90.00
$90.00 - $1,593.00
Current price $90.00
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Print Size: 8" x 10"
Frame Style: Canvas (no frame)
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Caravaggio's "Narcissus": A Captivating Exploration of Self-Love, Vanity, and the Allure of Illusion

Step into the mesmerizing world of Caravaggio's iconic masterpiece, "Narcissus" (1599). This captivating painting, now meticulously recreated on high-quality canvas, invites you to unravel its layers of symbolism and artistic brilliance.

Caravaggio's Techniques: Mastering Light and Darkness

In "Narcissus," Caravaggio's signature chiaroscuro technique takes center stage. Dramatic contrasts between light and shadow sculpt the figure, creating a sense of depth and heightened emotion. The intense illumination on Narcissus' face draws the viewer's gaze, while the surrounding darkness envelops the scene in mystery.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

The Greek myth of Narcissus, who falls in love with his own reflection, serves as the inspiration for Caravaggio's painting. It explores the dangers of excessive self-love and the futility of pursuing unattainable ideals. The water's surface, acting as a mirror, becomes a symbol of the illusion that Narcissus embraces.

Artistic Context: From Mannerism to Baroque Innovation

"Narcissus" belongs to Caravaggio's early period, where he challenged the polished style of Mannerism. His naturalistic approach, with its emphasis on everyday subjects and raw emotions, paved the way for the Baroque era's dramatic and emotional intensity.

Feelings Conveyed: Self-Absorption, Loneliness, and the Perils of Illusion

Caravaggio's "Narcissus" captures the moment of self-absorption, where Narcissus is oblivious to the world around him. The painting evokes a sense of loneliness and the dangers of becoming trapped in one's own self-image. It invites viewers to reflect on the consequences of excessive vanity and the importance of embracing reality.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print faithfully reproduces Caravaggio's original, capturing every subtle nuance and brushstroke. "Narcissus" becomes a captivating focal point in any room, sparking conversations and inviting contemplation. Its fade-resistant inks ensure that the painting's mesmerizing beauty will endure for years to come.

Let Caravaggio's "Narcissus" challenge your perceptions, remind you of the perils of illusion, and inspire you to appreciate the beauty of the real world.

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Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
Product Warranty Lifetime warranty
Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
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