The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo

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Collins, 1961 - Artists - 703 pages
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A re-creation of the life and times of the great painter-sculptor. Begns with his apprenticeship to Ghirlandaio at thirteen and continues through the patronage of Lorenzo de' Medici. Lists the artist's works and their present location.

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

A great book to read if you know nothing about Michelangelo's life. A good overview that is essential reading prior to travel to Italy and seeing any of his work in person. Florence anyone? Read full review

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I LOVE THIS BOOK (all 760 pages of it)! I know this is an oldy and a classic. It deserves its place. Every person over the age of 50 who saw me reading this had read it, had something to say about it ... Read full review

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