Enigma of Piero

Enigma of Piero

by Carlo Ginzburg
     
 

The vivid portrait of Piero della Francesca in a new edition.See more details below

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The vivid portrait of Piero della Francesca in a new edition.

Editorial Reviews

The Times
“The persuasiveness of his brilliant chain of argument is such that, in the end, the conclusions seem as firm as if based on first-hand documents.”
Hugh Trevor-Roper - The Listener
“An excellent translation of a brilliant and stimulating thesis, well-produced and richly illustrated.”
The Village Voice
“A cerebral detective story that uncovers the still pertinent bond between power and art.”
London Review of Books
“Includes much valuable research on the involvement of Piero's patrons in the great political, religious and cultural events of the time.”
From the Publisher
“The persuasiveness of his brilliant chain of argument is such that, in the end, the conclusions seem as firm as if based on first-hand documents.”—The Times

“An excellent translation of a brilliant and stimulating thesis, well-produced and richly illustrated.”—Hugh Trevor-Roper, The Listener

“A cerebral detective story that uncovers the still pertinent bond between power and art.”—The Village Voice

“Includes much valuable research on the involvement of Piero’s patrons in the great political, religious and cultural events of the time.”—London Review of Books

Village Voice
A cerebral detective story that uncovers the still pertinent bond between power and art.
Hugh Trevor Roper
An excellent translation of a brilliant and stimulating thesis, well produced and richly illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859843789
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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