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Inhaltsangabe: From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this unique resource part biography, part history, and part travel guide provides an intimate portrait of the relationship between Michelangelo and the city he restored to artistic greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this travel companion tells the story of Michelangelo’s meteoric rise, his career marked by successive artistic breakthroughs, his tempestuous relations with powerful patrons, and his austere but passionate private life. Providing street maps that allow readers to navigate the city and discover Rome as Michelangelo knew it, each chapter focuses on a particular work that amazed Michelangelo’s contemporaries and modern tourists alike.
About the Author: Angela K. Nickerson is a freelance writer who teaches writing classes and workshops. She regularly travels around the world leading tours for groups of travelers. She lives in Northern California.
Titel: A Journey Into Michelangelo's Rome
Verlag: Roaring Forties Press
Zustand: Very Good
Buchbeschreibung Readhowyouwant, 2012. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Gebraucht. Gebraucht - Sehr gut Mängelexemplar mit leichten Lagerspuren, Sofortversand - A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome follows Michelangelo from his arrival in Rome in 1496 to his death in the city almost seventy years later. It tells the story of Michelangelo's meteoric rise and artistic breakthroughs, of his tempestuous relations with powerful patrons, and of his austere but passionate private life. Each chapter focuses on a particular work that stunned his contemporaries and continues to impress today's visitors. From the tender sorrow of his sculpted Piet, to the civic elegance of his restoration of Capitoline Hill, to the grandeur of his dome atop St. Peter's, Michelangelo's work adorns the city in numerous ways. 320 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. INF1000142760