The Master of the Prado

The Master of the Prado

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"Author Javier Sierra embarks on a grand tour of the Prado museum in this historical novel that illuminates the fascinating mysteries behind some of the greatest paintings in the world--complete with gorgeous, full-color inserts of artwork by Raphael, Boticelli, and other masters"--
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2015.
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781476776965
1476776962
Branch Call Number: FIC SIERRA, JAVIER
Characteristics: xii, 306 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates (folded pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Reid, Jasper 1959-- Translator

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Memawrayne
Dec 24, 2016

Helps to explain some of the art. I have looked at art like this and often thought the artist was crazy or on drugs. They were influenced by the times they lived in and also maybe a little crazy to survive.

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thebritlass
Mar 28, 2016

Although fiction, if you are interested in art you will enjoy this account of secrets behind paintings - and painters - featured at Madrid's Prado. You'll never see Renaissance art in the same way again! And you'll want to jet over to Spain...

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