Books tagged: renaissance art

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St. Luke and the Smile of the Madonna
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,350. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When Abbess Katrina dies under suspicious circumstances and an antique preparatory drawing of a famous Renaissance painting is discovered in her desk,the police search for a possible murderer, while art-historian Irma van Doern seeks answers to questions about the drawing: who was the model for the Madonna? did the painter himself model as the saint? what happened between painter and model?
L'Ercole di Piero, tra mito e realtà
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Terre di Piero® è una collana dedicata a studi e opere di Piero della Francesca. Un luogo per la mente e la bellezza.
The Enigma of David's Toe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: American English. Published: September 5, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Renaissance art, past life experiences, and art terrorism lead to murder and suicide in modern-day Florence. David Rinaldo hears voices in his head that tell him to commit acts of vandalism. When he takes a hammer to Michelangelo’s David in the Galleria dell’ Accademia, he tells police that the woman in Paolo Veronese’s painting, Allegory of Wisdom and Strength told him to do it.
The Renaissance House
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Art
Robert Burns lives in an ordinary house in England. But it’s not an ordinary house. Not at all. On the outside, it seems like any other dwelling, but on the inside, it’s been transformed into an incredible art gallery, a shrine to and celebration of Renaissance art, containing wonderful reproductions of classic works from centuries gone by; portraits, wall frescos, lunettes and friezes alike.
The Virgin and the Griffin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.
Jesus Uncensored: Restoring the Authentic Jew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
A bold re-examination of the life and death of a dedicated Jew whose teachings were distorted and his persona hijacked to create an artificial divide between Christianity and Judaism.Jesus Uncensored breaks new ground with surprising insights into age-old questions and conundrums.In a new climate of reconciliation Starr courageously calls on Jews to embrace Jesus as a fellow Jew.
Leonardo Who?
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It started with a discarded portrait that looked strangely familiar. Three art loving truth seekers took it down a road to discovery. They discovered an old hermit and his hidden gallery. An investigation revealed more about the mysterious keeper of the gallery. Then they embarked on an odyssey that was beyond their imaginations. Now 'smashed' to the surface, you may read this great art fantasy.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Art History student Emma Meyer wants an art gallery of her own, but love may have drawn different plans for her.
A Psique
Series: Contos de Hans Christian Andersen, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Classics
O conto “A Psique” trata das aspirações artísticas e amorosas de um jovem escultor, ambientado na Roma Renascentista. Em 2014, em comemoração ao aniversário do autor (2 de abril) o site “Biographile” propôs a leitura de quatro estórias menos difundidas do autor, entre elas “A Psique”. O nome original do conto é “Psychen” e foi escrito em 1861. Este conto foi traduzido para o Português.
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.