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Leonardo vs Michelangelo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In this brief and enlightening study, award-winning author and artist Rich DiSilvio tackles the falsehoods about Leonardo and Michelangelo to shed light on some of the erroneous views that have attempted to sway people’s perceptions, indicating the real winners and losers in particular projects.
Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence, Italy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The details of Simonetta Vespucci's life have been obscured in many respects by a litany of romantic works in the years after her very untimely death at age 23. She was revered by Florentines after she wed a member of the Vespucci family and relocated south of her home in Genoa. Numerous men idolized her including the Medici brothers and the artist who painted her most notably, Sandro Botticelli.
Taddeo Gaddi Florentine Artist and Builder of the Ponte Vecchio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / History
Taddeo Gaddi's life was profiled by Croatian-born Italian writer Franco Sacchetti. The historian tells us that after Giotto's death Gaddi became depressed about the prospects of art in 14th century Florence. By 1342 Gaddi had left his master Giotto and journeyed to Pisa, Italy. While there he painted in San Francseco and Campo Santo. Together Gaddi and Giotto painted "The Life of St. Francis".
History of Painting in Three Easy Chapters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This history of painting is for people who can't tell Baroque from Gothic and Neoclassicism from Pre-Raphaelism and do not necessarily want to go there. It is produced by one who was in the same predicament not long ago. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is not associated with this book in any way. This book is a companion to the Met Tours iPhone application and contains 4 tours.
Wimsey the Bloodhound's Institute of Houndish Art Volume Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Wimsey the Bloodhound believes that all pictures look better with a Hound in them--even if they were painted by Leonardo! Aided and abetted by his French Bulldog colleague, Professor Pluto, Wimsey has "improved" some of the world's best-loved and most renowned art masterpieces by placing himself at the center of the action. Painting will never be the same!
Fra Angelico Dominican Monk And Early Renaissance Painter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / History
Italian art historian Giorgio Vasari described Fra Angelico as an artist who possessed "a rare and perfect talent". Fra used brilliant blues, reds, greens and golds in his paintings. These hues embellished the religious characters which were his subjects, almost exclusively. My ebook was researched using mostly 19th and early 20th century newspapers. One Angelico painting was found in N. Carolina.