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The Lost Michelangelos


Author : Antonio Forcellino
language : en
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2014-02-28


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Translated by Lucinda Byatt This book tells the remarkable story of a rare discovery: the uncovering of two lost paintings by the great Renaissance artist Michelangelo. Like many stories of artistic loss, this one begins in a library in Italy, where Antonio Forcellino - a distinguished Michelangelo scholar and restorer - stumbled across some unpublished letters among the papers of Cardinal Ercole Gonzaga, son of Isabella d’Este and an extremely important figure in the Italian Renaissance. These letters comment on the paintings of Michelangelo in a way that is completely at odds with what was to become the dominant critical tradition of Michelangelo scholarship, an inconsistency that set Forcellino off on a journey that took him to Dubrovnik, Oxford, New York and Niagara Falls and culminated in the discovery of two magnificent paintings: Pieta with Mary and Two Angels, now in a private collection in America, and Cavalieri Crucifixion, now held by an educational institution in England. Through a combination of careful historical research, extensive restoration and meticulous radiographic analysis, Forcellino shows convincingly that these paintings can be traced back to the studio of Michelangelo. This extraordinary story, brilliantly retold, calls into question the received view of Michelangelo’s work and fills in a missing piece in our understanding of one of the greatest artists of all time.

The Religious Symbolism Of Michelangelo


Author : Edgar Wind
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 2000


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Edgar Wind (1900-1971), German-born art historian, cultural historian, and philosopher, was one of the most brilliant thinkers of his generation. This richly illustrated volume collects Wind's published articles and his extensive unpublished writings on Michelangelo, especially the prophetic "program" of the Sistine Chapel.

Making Meaning The Young Michelangelo


Author : Michael Hirst
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1994


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The Sculptures Of Michelangelo


Author : Michelangelo Buonarroti
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1940


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Michelangelo The Tomb Of Julius Ii


Author : Charles De Tolnay
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1970


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Michelangelo


Author : Charles De Tolnay
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1969


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Italian High Renaissance And Baroque Sculpture


Author : John Pope-Hennessy
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1986


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