The Lost Battles
Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $17.00|
| Book Description: |
From one of Britain's most respected art historians, art critic of The Guardian--the galvanizing story of a sixteenth-century clash of titans, the two greatest minds of the Renaissance, working side by side in the same room in a fierce competition. In 1504, the informal rivalry between two of the most celebrated artists in Florence became a direct contest. Michelangelo was commissioned to paint a scene from the ancient battle of Cascina on a wall of...