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Raphael : a passionate life

Author: Antonio Forcellino
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : Polity Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : English editionView all editions and formats
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A major new biography on one of the greatest artists of all time, Raphael Sanzio, written by a leading Renaissance expert. Retraces Raphael's career by re-examining contemporary documents & interpreting the artist's works with the eye of a professional restorer. Raphael's paintings are vividly described & placed in their historical context.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Raphael; Raphael; Raffaello, Sanzio
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Forcellino
ISBN: 9780745644110 0745644112 9780745644127 0745644120
OCLC Number: 840927906
Notes: Originally published in Italian as: Raffaello : una vita felice. Roma : Laterza, 2006.
Description: xii, 299 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Giovanni's son --
From Urbino to Umbria --
The Florentine period --
In Rome --
The pope and his banker --
The years of triumph --
The discovery of architecture --
A new artist.
Other Titles: Raffaello.
Responsibility: Antonio Forcellino ; translated by Lucinda Byatt.
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