The Guardian of Mercy: How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today by Terence Ward

By | July 25, 2016
Category: Arts & Photography>>The Guardian of Mercy: How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today by Terence Ward

“The Guardian of Mercy: How an Extraordinary Painting by Caravaggio Changed an Ordinary Life Today” is written by Terence Ward.

Terence Ward is also written “Searching for Hassan”. He is working as a cross-cultural consultant, who give advise to corporations and governments in the Islamic World and the West.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio ran away in 1606 to escape from Rome to flee from punishment for slaughter a guy in an arguement. After 3 years of his escape from Rome he was in Naples, in Naples he painted “The Seven Acts of Mercy’. He died under secretive situations after a year he painted ‘The Seven Acts of Mercy’ when he was thirty eight year old.

Delving into Caravaggio’s unique masterstroke, in ‘The Guardian of Mercy’ Terence Ward allows a marvellous chronicle trip into the core of his brilliance and his transfiguration from elusive to noble.

Angelo is the guide in Ward’s expedition of ‘The Seven Acts of Mercy’. He showed Ward where this painting is still hanging, in Naples’s small church. This painting has changed Angelo’s life too. Angelo is a Neapoltan municipal worker who is working as the gaurdian of Caravaggio’s masterpiece, ‘The Seven acts of Mercy’. Angelo’s story helps the author to unfold the layers of ‘The Seven acts of Mercy’. As Ward unravels the complex of the painting, he reveals one by one all the seven acts of mercies and its impact on Caravaggio’s distraught survival.


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