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Raphael: A Passionate Life / Edition 1

Raphael: A Passionate Life / Edition 1

by Antonio Forcellino, Lucinda Byatt


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ISBN-13: 9780745644110
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/24/2012
Pages: 260
Sales rank: 1,154,197
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Antonio Forcellino is one of the world’s leading authorities on Michelangelo and an expert art historian and restorer. He has been involved in the restoration of numerous masterpieces, including Michelangelo’s Moses.

Table of Contents

1 Giovanni's Son
1 A Well-To-Do Household
2 A Sophisticated Court
3 Home and Workshop
4 Assistants and Masters
5 A Precocious Master
2 From Urbino to Umbria
1 The First Test
2 Recognition
3 Challenging the Masters
4 Turbulent Landscapes
5 The End of the Terror
3 The Florentine Period
1 In the City of Titans
2 A New World
3 Building a Reputation
4 Chronicle of a Tragedy
5 A Sudden Departure
4 In Rome
1 The Half-hidden Ruins
2 From Chalices to Helmets
3 The War of Images
4 The Rise to Primacy
5 The School of Raphael
5. The Pope and his Banker
1 The Pope's Beard
2 The Stanza of Heliodorus
3 Through the Streets of Rome
4 The Pope's Banker
5 "Amor Vincit Omnia"
6 Venus Emerges from the Water
7 Death of a Warrior Pope
6 The Years of Triumph
1 A New Era
2 One Long Party
3 In Pursuit of the Dream
4 Pitch Black Hair and Eyes
5 State Portraits
7 The Discovery of Architecture
1 Women of Devotion
2 Storming the Fortress
3 The Flight of Icarus
4 Private Pleasures
5 Between The Tiber and Monte Mario
8 A New Artist
1 The Inaccessible Palace
2 A Web of Jealousy
3 Venus Returns
4 Vila Madama
5 The Star That Fell from Heaven Notes Index of Names

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