Da Vinci's Tiger

av L. M. Elliott
Ljudbok
8t 6m Läses av Elizabeth Wiley

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For fans of rich and vivid historical novels like Girl with a Pearl Earring and Code Name Verity , Laura Malone Elliott delivers the stunning tale of real-life Renaissance woman Ginevra de' Benci, the inspiration for one of Leonardo da Vinci's earliest masterpieces. The young and beautiful daughter of a wealthy family, Ginevra longs to share her poetry and participate in the artistic ferment of Renaissance Florence but is trapped in an arranged marriage in a society dictated by men. The arrival of the charismatic Venetian ambassador, Bernardo Bembo, introduces Ginevra to a dazzling circle of patrons, artists, and philosophers. Bembo chooses Ginevra as his Platonic muse and commissions a portrait of her by a young Leonardo da Vinci. Posing for the brilliant painter inspires an intimate connection between them, one Ginevra only begins to understand. In a rich and vivid world of exquisite art with a dangerous underbelly of deadly political feuds, Ginevra faces many challenges to discover her voice and artistic companionship—and to find love.

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Boktyp
Ljudbok
Förlag
HarperCollins
ISBN
9780062444851
Läses av
Elizabeth Wiley

Genrer
Allmän skönlitteratur (barn/ungdomar)
Historiska berättelser (barn/ungdomar)
Europa