This definitive monograph is presented in three parts; an opening essay describe the painter in relation to history and art history, emphasizing Carpaccio's innovations while also noting similarities with such contemporary masters as Bellini and Giorgione. The second part of the book includes forty important paintings in large-format reproductions with annotated essays focusing on each work. The final section is a 'catalogue raisonné' of all of the artist's known works. Complete, colorful, and eloquently written, this overview of Carpaccio's life and art will become a standart
reference for art historians and the general reader.