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Carlton Thorne

2 Days Ago

Cheaters

Did you know that in the picture Cardsharps by artist Caravaggio, the players of a game of primero (pre-poker), consist of a dupe and two cardsharps engaged in a con. Caravaggio has treated this subject not as a caricature of vice but in a novelistic way, in which the interaction of gesture and glance evokes the drama of deception and lost innocence in the most human of terms.

Here’s the link

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiMq67Bx8jzAhWGK80KHZE1ChcQjhx6BAgBEAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wikidata.org%2Fwiki%2FQ663133&psig=AOvVaw22fLyk-Sr9umE7s6JavTyB&ust=1634254487959919



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