The Excellent Lombards

Author: Jane Hamilton
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455564214
Size: 76.71 MB
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THE EXCELLENT LOMBARDS is, in fact, magnificent.” —Ann Patchett, New York
Times bestselling author of State of Wonder “THE EXCELLENT LOMBARDS
gives full voice to Jane Hamilton's storytelling gifts. Frankie's tale of growing up
on the family apple farm is a love letter to a threatened way of life and proof, once
again, of Hamilton's extraordinary talent for dramatizing ordinary lives with
nuance and compassion. I loved spending time in Frankie's world.” —Nancy
Horan, New ...

North And South

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140434248
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Mrs. Gaskell portrays industrial conditions in various regions of England in this nineteenth-century psychological novel

Sibling Relations And Gender In The Early Modern World

Author: Naomi J. Miller
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754640103
Size: 27.83 MB
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Sofonisba Anguissola. virgin daughter of Amilcare, painted from life three of her
sisters and their maid-servant in 1555.1 In the midst of reviewing 'tutti i migliori e
piu eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architetti che sono stati a' tempi nostri in
Lombardia' (all the best and most excellent Lombard painters, sculptors and
architects of our time), the artist and biographer Giorgio Vasari pauses to discuss
the excellence of Sofonisba Anguissola and three of her sisters. Although, as he
acknowledges ...

Italian And Spanish Art 1600 1750

Author: Robert Enggass
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 9780810110656
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His first manner, with its sweet and pure color, was his best; in it he made the
greatest achievements and proved himself to be the most excellent Lombard
colorist but later, driven by his peculiar temperament, he gave himself up to the
dark manner, and to the expression of his turbulent and contentious nature.
Because of his temperament, Caravaggio was forced to leave Milan and his
homeland and then to flee from Rome and from Malta, to go into hiding in Sicily,
to live in danger in ...