What are Tenebrosi?

Tenebrism V S Chiaroscuro

Tenebrosi or Tenebrism can be used interchangeably, and the term traces its origins to the 17th Century. Tenebroso was the name given to the artists in Naples (the Netherlands and Spain). These painters were practicing a low key along with emphasizing on light-shade contrasts replicating the technique of Caravaggio. There is evidence suggesting Caravaggio was … Read more