The Resource The ugly Renaissance : sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty, Alexander Lee

The ugly Renaissance : sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty, Alexander Lee

Label
The ugly Renaissance : sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty
Title
The ugly Renaissance
Title remainder
sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Lee
Title variation
Sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A survey of the darker cultural elements that shaped the works of Renaissance-era master artists reveals the power politics, bigotry and corruption that overshadowed period Italy
Writing style
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10377230
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lee, Alexander
Dewey number
945/.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
DG445
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Renaissance
  • Degeneration
  • Italy
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty
Label
The ugly Renaissance : sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty, Alexander Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Between heaven and earth -- The world of the Renaissance artist -- Michelangelo's nose -- In Peter's shadow -- What David saw -- The workshop of the world -- Michelangelo in love -- The world of the Renaissance patron -- The art of power -- The men with the Midas touch -- Mercenaries and madmen -- The unholy city -- The Renaissance and the world -- Filippo and the pirates -- Salomone's crime -- The rising crescent -- Of human bondage -- Brave new worlds
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xii, 433 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385536592
Lccn
2013015480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Original version note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Hutchinson, a division of Random House Group Limited, London, 2013." -- title page verso.
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables
Label
The ugly Renaissance : sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty, Alexander Lee
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Between heaven and earth -- The world of the Renaissance artist -- Michelangelo's nose -- In Peter's shadow -- What David saw -- The workshop of the world -- Michelangelo in love -- The world of the Renaissance patron -- The art of power -- The men with the Midas touch -- Mercenaries and madmen -- The unholy city -- The Renaissance and the world -- Filippo and the pirates -- Salomone's crime -- The rising crescent -- Of human bondage -- Brave new worlds
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xii, 433 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385536592
Lccn
2013015480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Original version note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Hutchinson, a division of Random House Group Limited, London, 2013." -- title page verso.
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables

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