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Author Barkan, Leonard.

Title Michelangelo : a life on paper / Leonard Barkan.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.2 Michelangelo Buonarroti BAR    Available
Description xvi, 366 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-355) and index.
Summary Michelangelo is best known for great artistic achievements, but overlooked is the sheets composed with his own words. Here we can read the artist's marginal notes to his masterpieces; workaday memos to assistants and pupils; poetry and letters; and personal expressions of ambition and despair.
Contents Hieroglyphs of the mind -- On the same page -- Picture writing -- Making a name -- Crowded sheets -- Private in public -- Vat. lat. 3211 -- Drawing the line.
Subject Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Psychology.
Added Author Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564.
ISBN 9780691147666 (alk. paper)
0691147663 (alk. paper)

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