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Publisher: POLITY Press, 2012.
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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 and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ANTONIO FORCELLINO
ISBN: 9780745644110 0745644112
OCLC Number: 869313725
Contents: Introduction1 Giovanni's Son1 A Well-To-Do Household2 A Sophisticated Court3 Home and Workshop4 Assistants and Masters5 A Precocious Master2 From Urbino to Umbria1 The First Test2 Recognition3 Challenging the Masters4 Turbulent Landscapes5 The End of the Terror3 The Florentine Period1 In the City of Titans2 A New World3 The Way Up4 Chronicle of a Tragedy5 A Sudden Departure4 In Rome1 The Half-Hidden Ruins2 From Chalices to Helmets3 The War of Images4 The Rise to Primacy5 The School of Raphael5. The Pope and his Banker1 The Pope's Beard2 The Stanza of Heliodorus3 Through the Streets of Rome4 The Pope's Banker5 Amor Vincit Omnia6 Venus Emerges from the Water7 Death of a Warrior Pope6 The Years of Triumph1 A New Era2 One Long Party3 Serving the Dream4 Raven Black Hair and Eyes5 State Portraits7 The Discovery of Architecture1 Devout Women2 Storming the Fortress3 The Flight of Icarus 4 Private Pleasures5 Between The Tiber and Monte Mario8 A New Artist1 The Inaccessible Palace2 A Web of Jealousies 3 Venus Returns4 Vila Madama5 The Star that Fell from HeavenNotesIndex


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"A brilliant and lyrical biography ... The masterful quality of Forcellino s account lies not only in the beauty of its language, translated impeccably from Italian into English, but in the Read more...

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