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The giant

Author: Antony Sher
Publisher: London : Nick Hern Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Florence, 1501. A vast block of Carrara marble known as 'Il Gigante' becomes the centre of conflict between two great artists, as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo compete for a prestigious commission to carve a statue of David." "The result is one of the most iconic works of the Renaissance - but who was the model?" "Powerful, witty and moving, The Giant explores the dark interplay between sexuality and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sher, Antony, 1949-
Giant.
London : Nick Hern Books, 2007
(OCoLC)608173278
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Sher
ISBN: 9781854595881 1854595881
OCLC Number: 163340335
Notes: "At the head of title: Hampstead Theatre and Thelma Holt by arrangement with the Royal Shakespeare Company present ..."
Description: 105 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Antony Sher.

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The Republic of Florence wishes to commission a giant sculpture - of David confronting Goliath - for the cathedral. Among the contenders are the little-known Michelangelo Buonarotti, 26, and the  Read more...

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