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➽ [Download] ➺ The Dragon’s Trail The Biography of Raphael’s Masterpiece By Joanna Pitman ➸ – Motorrad-100.de Raphael's St George and the Dragon is the work of a genius an exuisitely rendered vision of heroism and innocence by one of the greatest painters of all time Yet the painting's creation is only the beRaphael's St George and the Dragon is the work of a genius an exuisitely rendered vision of heroism and innocence by one of the greatest painters of all time Yet the painting's creation is only the beginning of its fascinating story which spans centuries of power play and intrigue and has made it a witness to the rise and fall of the great powers of the Western world as it seduced its owners to ever greater heights of corruption and greedRaphael's masterpiece was commissioned by Duke Guidobaldo da Montefeltro the ruler of Urbino in 1506 Raphael was only twenty three years old but he had already begun to acuire a reputation as a painter who was as ruthless in his pursuit of money as he was talented The duke sent t.

He painting to England's King Henry VII as a thank you for naming him a knight in the Order of the GarterThe painting then mysteriously disappeared for one hundred years until King Charles I saw it hanging in the collection of the Earl of Pembroke and acuired it for a book of Holbein drawings After Charles was beheaded in 1649 his collection was broken up and the painting made its way to the private gallery of the third richest man in France where it was ensconced in its own special room Thirty years later the philosopher Diderot was instructed by Catherine the Great of Russia to buy it for her vast collection at the HermitageThe heroic curators of the Hermitage protected St George and the Dragon from fire water.

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    PDF/EPUB motorrad 100.de ☆ The Dragon’s Trail The Biography of Raphael’s dragon’s download, trail download, biography kindle, raphael’s pdf, masterpiece pdf, The Dragon’s pdf, Trail The epub, Trail The Biography of epub, Dragon’s Trail The epub, Dragon’s Trail The Biography of epub, The Dragon’s Trail The Biography of Raphael’s Masterpiece PDF/EPUBI wish I could say this was a fantastic book but I cannot It is a history of Raphael's masterpiece St George and the Dragon in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC I was up this weekend and bought a damaged copy in the sale rack in the Gallery Bookshop The book is inexpensive enough only 2500 hardcover which is a nice price There are no color illustrations only small details of the Raphael for each new chapter and no other illustrations of anything else at all There is no bibliography there are no end notes All of the interesting uotes are not cited so you cannot unless you are a detective or a scholar find any of the sources Ms Pitman has used Also not to nitpick but the Vermer Head of a Girl with a Pearl Earring is in The Hauge in the Mauritshaus not in Amsterdam in the Rijksmueum Still it is a fascinating story of art intrigue co


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    PDF/EPUB motorrad 100.de ☆ The Dragon’s Trail The Biography of Raphael’s dragon’s download, trail download, biography kindle, raphael’s pdf, masterpiece pdf, The Dragon’s pdf, Trail The epub, Trail The Biography of epub, Dragon’s Trail The epub, Dragon’s Trail The Biography of epub, The Dragon’s Trail The Biography of Raphael’s Masterpiece PDF/EPUBRaphael's St George and the Dragon's peripatetic journey to end up in the National Gallery in DC is a hugely interesting tale The way that tale is told in this book Well let's just say that the book doesn't diminish the interest of its provenance but at times it doesn't contribute hugely to it either My main gripe is that every person whose hands this painting passed th


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