The Master of the Prado

The Master of the Prado

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"Author Javier Sierra embarks on a grand tour of the Prado museum in this historical novel that illuminates the fascinating mysteries behind some of the greatest paintings in the world--complete with gorgeous, full-color inserts of artwork by Raphael, Boticelli, and other masters"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2015
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781476776965
Branch Call Number: Fiction Sierra
Characteristics: xii, 306 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates (folded pages) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Reid, Jasper 1959-


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Dec 24, 2016

Helps to explain some of the art. I have looked at art like this and often thought the artist was crazy or on drugs. They were influenced by the times they lived in and also maybe a little crazy to survive.

Mar 28, 2016

Although fiction, if you are interested in art you will enjoy this account of secrets behind paintings - and painters - featured at Madrid's Prado. You'll never see Renaissance art in the same way again! And you'll want to jet over to Spain...


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