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Scandals, Vandals, and Da Vincis A Gallery of Remarkable Art Tales

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ISBN-10: 0143038354

ISBN-13: 9780143038351

Edition: 2007

Authors: Harvey Rachlin

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The secret histories of the worlds most famous masterpieces Caravaggios, Rembrandts, Monetsthe works of immortal artists such as these are indelibly imprinted in the public mind; they are priceless masterpieces whose beauty, artistry, and emotional impact have inspired admiration, awe, and envy through the centuries. Yet behind many of these brilliant paintings and sculptures are fascinating, unique histories. In Scandals, Vandals, and da Vincis, award-winning writer Harvey Rachlin relates in exciting detail how nearly thirty of these works came to be created and how they survived burglary, forgery, revolutions, ransoms, vandals, scandals, religious sects, and shipwrecks to eventually come…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.27" wide x 7.95" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Harvey Rachlin is the author of eleven previous books, including "Lucy's Bones," "Sacred Stones," & "Einstein's Brain," & the primary consultant to the History Channel's series, "History Lost & Found." He lives on Long Island with his wife & son.

Mona Lisa
Christina of Denmark, Duchess of Milan
Eleonora of Toledo with her son Giovanni de' Medici
Mars and Venus united by love
David with the head of Goliath
The anatomy lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp
The night watch
Benjamin Franklin
The tribuna of the Uffizi
The Honorable Mrs. Graham
Watson and the shark
The skater
George Washington (Athenaeum head)
Charles IV and his family
Lady Maitland
Slave ship
The outcast
Washington crossing the Delaware
The horse fair
Nocturne in black and gold: the falling rocket
A convalescent
Le mariage de convenance
At the Moulin Rouge
Christ of Saint John of the Cross
Locations of paintings