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Michelangelo: A Biography

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Much has been written about the paintings and sculptures of Michelangelo, arguably the greatest artist of the Renaissance. But what about the man? In this revealing look at the Florentine genius, acclaimed author George Bull traces the life and spiritual quest of Michelangelo, drawing a fuller portrait of the man himself. In all his work, Michelangelo impressed his contemp ...more
Paperback, 528 pages
Published July 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published October 31st 1996)
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Oct 03, 2007 Annie Conway rated it it was ok
everything you ever wanted to know about the artiste himself. Fascinating stuff, full of corrupt popes, political intrigue, and neurotic artists. Still, this author needs to take a page from the Da Vinci Code and make it a little easier to read. Reading this book is kind of like wading through mud, but I'm gonna feel so good once i finish the 600 pages.
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Bull was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1981 and a Vice-President of the British-Italian Society in 1994.
He was awarded an OBE in 1990. George Bull was made Knight Commander of the Order of St Gregory in 1999, and was awarded the order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold rays with Neck Ribbon (Japan) in 1999.
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