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Raphael & the beautiful banker : the story of the Bindo Altoviti portrait

Author: David Alan Brown; Jane Van Nimmen; Raphael
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Five centuries ago a stunningly beautiful young man, heir to a banking fortune, sat for a portrait by Raphael. In the artist's dynamic conception, Bindo Altoviti turns as if to speak to his Florentine bride, Fiammetta. Ardently admired over the years, as it is today, Raphael's portrait was also coolly received by more than one influential critic who cast a shadow on its reputation. This gloriously illustrated book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Portraits
Named Person: Raphael; Bindo Altoviti; Raphael; Raffaello <Sanzio>; Raffaello, Sanzio; Raffaello, Sanzio; Bindo Altoviti; Bindo Altoviti; Bindo Altoviti; Raphael
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Alan Brown; Jane Van Nimmen; Raphael
ISBN: 0300108249 9780300108248
OCLC Number: 56730069
Description: ix, 261 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: The beautiful banker --
Raphael's face value --
The Bavarian buyers --
Facing the public --
Manna from heaven : the case of Ingres --
Whose face? : the search for authenticity --
Trading places.
Other Titles: Raphael and the beautiful banker
Responsibility: David Alan Brown & Jane Van Nimmen.
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How one of the most beautiful portraits in all of Western art made its adventurous passage through the centuries, from Renaissance Rome to the Mall in Washington D.C.  Read more...

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