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OLIPHANT, MRS - THE MAKERS OF FLORENCE - Dante / Giotto / Savonarola / and their city.

London / New York, Macmillan & Co, 1891. extra illustrated edition. Cloth / gold decoration, 23cmx15,5cm, Good condition. With portraitof Savonarola engraved by C. H. Jeens. An engaging 1876 picture of the cultural development of Florence during the Renaissance through vibrant biographical sketches of key figures. With 50 illustrations engraved on wood from drawings by Professor Delamotte and 20 reproductions of pictures by Florence artists, and now in churches or galleries in Florence. Contents: I). The poet: Dante. 1). His youth. 2). His public life. 3). In exile. II). The cathedral builders. 4). Arnolfo - Giotto. 5). Ghiberti - Donatello - Brunelleschi. 6). A peaceful citizen. III). The monks of San Marco. 7). The Angelical painters. 8). The good archbishop. 9). Girolamo Savonarola: his probation. 10). Girolamo Savonarola- the preacher. 11). Savonarola as a politician. 12). The sperimento. 13). The prophet's end. 14). The Piagnoni painters. 15). Michel Angelo. With notes and index. Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (née Margaret Oliphant Wilson (1828 - 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass 'domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural.' XX + 422 pag.
EUR 49.00 [Appr.: US$ 53.89 | £UK 42.5 | JP¥ 7935] Book number 029471

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