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The Lost Battles

Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Jones, Jonathan (Book - 2012)
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The great artistic clash between Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci marks the true beginning of the High Renaissance. Re-creating sixteenth-century Florence with astonishing verve and aplomb, the author not only sheds new light on the making of the modern world but, in its portrait of two cultural titans going toe to toe, rewires our understanding of the personalities of the Renaissance's greatest icons.
Authors: Jones, Jonathan
Title: The lost battles
Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the artistic duel that defined the Renaissance
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Characteristics: xii, 354 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,25 cm.
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in slightly different form by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd., London, in 2010"--T.p. verso.
Contents: Genius in the streets, 1503-4
The insult
The fame machine
Heroics
Stoning David
The ascent of art
The art of war, 1504-5
Bloodstains
The genius in his study
Naked truth
Master of war
The raid
The great swan
Hell's mouth
The lost battles, 1506-present
The good citizen
School of the world
Prisoners.
Summary: The great artistic clash between Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci marks the true beginning of the High Renaissance. Re-creating sixteenth-century Florence with astonishing verve and aplomb, the author not only sheds new light on the making of the modern world but, in its portrait of two cultural titans going toe to toe, rewires our understanding of the personalities of the Renaissance's greatest icons.
Local Note: 6 53 118 133 143 172 210 226 231
ISBN: 9780307594754
0307594750
Statement of Responsibility: Jonathan Jones
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-318) and index.
Subject Headings: Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564. Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Renaissance Italy.
Topical Term: Renaissance
LCCN: 2012018978
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