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Raphael : a passionate life

Author: Antonio Forcellino; Lucinda Byatt
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, [2015?] ©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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Raphael; Raphael
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Forcellino; Lucinda Byatt
ISBN: 9780745644127 0745644120
OCLC Number: 1048764800
Notes: Translated from the Italian.
Originally published: 2012.
Formerly CIP.
Description: xii, 299 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction 1 Giovanni's Son 1 A Well-To-Do Household 2 A Sophisticated Court 3 Home and Workshop 4 Assistants and Masters 5 A Precocious Master 2 From Urbino to Umbria 1 The First Test 2 Recognition 3 Challenging the Masters 4 Turbulent Landscapes 5 The End of the Terror 3 The Florentine Period 1 In the City of Titans 2 A New World 3 The Way Up 4 Chronicle of a Tragedy 5 A Sudden Departure 4 In Rome 1 The Half-Hidden Ruins 2 From Chalices to Helmets 3 The War of Images 4 The Rise to Primacy 5 The School of Raphael 5. The Pope and his Banker 1 The Pope's Beard 2 The Stanza of Heliodorus 3 Through the Streets of Rome 4 The Pope's Banker 5 Amor Vincit Omnia 6 Venus Emerges from the Water 7 Death of a Warrior Pope 6 The Years of Triumph 1 A New Era 2 One Long Party 3 Serving the Dream 4 Raven Black Hair and Eyes 5 State Portraits 7 The Discovery of Architecture 1 Devout Women 2 Storming the Fortress 3 The Flight of Icarus 4 Private Pleasures 5 Between The Tiber and Monte Mario 8 A New Artist 1 The Inaccessible Palace 2 A Web of Jealousies 3 Venus Returns 4 Vila Madama 5 The Star that Fell from Heaven Notes Index
Other Titles: Raffaello : una vita felice.
Responsibility: Antonio Forcellino ; translated by Lucinda Byatt.

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