The Loves of the Artists: Art and Passion in the Renaissance

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A sweeping, epic history of the Renaissance artists, seen through the lens of something that perhaps occupied their thoughts and influenced their art the most...sex. Taking Donatello's provocative reinvention of the nude as his starting point, Jonathan shows how the story of the Renaissance is the story of a sexual revolution. The great artists of the 15th and 16th century were not just visionaries, but lovers. Jonathan argues that the famous nudes of Michelangelo and Titian are not abstract images of ideal beauty, but ...

The Loves of the Artists: Art and Passion in the Renaissance 2014, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781849833929

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The Loves of the Artists: Art and Passion in the Renaissance 2013, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780857203205

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