Simon Schama’s Caravaggio_2 of 4 – YouTube
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How is Caravaggio’s “Calling of St Mathew” a good example of Italian baroque? Remember the three ideals in baroque drama: Clarity, realism, and theatricality.

Simon Schama’s Rembrandt_1 of 4 – YouTube
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1-How did Rembrandt look behind the pose of the rich he painted? How did he show them off without making them a show off?
2- How was he a virtuous manipulator of paint?
3-Why was he called a psychologist of the human condition?