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Raphael : a passionate life

Author: Antonio Forcellino; Lucinda Byatt
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : English edView 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
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Forcellino; Lucinda Byatt
ISBN: 9780745644110 0745644112
OCLC Number: 792931688
Notes: Originally published in Italian as: Raffaello : una vita felice. Roma : Laterza, 2006.
Description: xii, 299 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 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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