Volledige titel: Leonardo da Vinci and The Book of Doom. Bianca Sforza, The Sforziada and Artful Propaganda in Renaissance Milan
The inside story onthe Greatest Art Controversy of the 21st Century
Presents conclusive evidence why this recently-discoveredportrait is a Leonardo masterpiece and expose of the artworld cabal to discredit the picture. The book that turns our knowledge of Leonardo da Vinci upside-down, includes sex, betrayal, murder and blasphemy. This in-depth investigation into the art, politics and murderous cynicism of Renaissance Milan is is an academic detective story sketched out with erudition and journalistic panache.
Over de auteur:
Simon Hewitt studied History of Art at Oxford University and has over 25 years’ experience as an art critic and art market journalist, working on a regular basis for Art + Auction, The Art Newspaper, Antiques Trade Gazette and The Huffington Post.
Over het boek:
‘A remarkable book and a work of impressive scholarship yet eminently readable, helped along by the author’s characteristic light touch, the snapshots of the major players and the quality of the illustrations. As a detective story it takes some beating. Chronicling Simon’s discoveries, the fascinating people he met on his journey, and the exotic locations he ended up in, his role in piecing it all together is a story in itself’
John Falding, Formerly Arts Reporter, Financial Times
‘A magnificent journey through time. An amazing book from first page to last’
Francoise Joulie, Curator of Drawings, Musée du Louvre, Paris
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