The Life Of Michaelangelo Buonarroti-italian Renaissance-j. A. Symonds-superb For Sale
Hi! You're looking atSUPERB conditionbook which isa classic biography of MICHAELANGELO, the great Italian RenaissancePainter, Sculptor, and Architect, by JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS--this book is in SUPERB condition and has a light crease on the bottom right corner of the front cover and just very slight shelfwear and evidence of gentle browsing otherwise, but NO other significant imperfections!The book is titled The Life of Michaelangelo Buonarroti and it was written by JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS; it was published by the University Press of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2002.
Though this originally appeared back in 1911, it is still considered to be one of the best biographies of the artist. Symonds was the first to deal frankly with Michelangelo's homosexuality and was the first scholar granted complete access to the artist's materials by the Italian government. This edition includes a new introduction by Creighton E. Gilbert, art historian and translator of Michelangelo's poems and letters, who discusses the historical context of the biography as well as Symonds's own life and his efforts to recognize the contributions of gay artists.
A fantastic find, and a beautiful copy of this book!
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