Michelangelo's statue of David is renowned all over the world. Thousands flock to Florence to admire the artistry behind this Renaissance masterpiece, and to admire the beauty of the human form captured in the marble. But the identity of the model for this statue that has been so revered for over five hundred years has been lost ...In this epic story Mary Hoffman uses her persuasive narrative skil...
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Bloomsbury UK; First Edition edition (July 1, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 12706814
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I couldn't put this book down. What a wonderful way to become interested in the art and times of Michaelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. A gripping story....
ne the story of Gabriele, an eighteen-year-old who, by becoming Michelangelo's model, finds himself drawn into a world of spies, politicking, sabotage and murder. Set against the backdrop of Florence, this is a rich, colourful and thrilling tale.