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The Feud that Sparked the Renaissance: How Brunelleschi and Ghiberti Changed the Art World

Author: Paul Robert Walker

Narrator: Robert Whitfield

Unabridged: 9 hr 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook (DRM Protected)

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 03/05/2009

Genre: Art - European

Synopsis

In this fascinating true story of artistic genius and personal triumph, the author brings to life Filippo Brunelleschi and Lorenzo Ghiberti, two talented, passionate artists, and the competitive drive that united and divided them. As this lush, imaginative history illuminates the drama surrounding the birth of a new artistic vision, it also explores the lives of other fascinating individuals, from Donatello and Masaccio to Cosimo de Medici and Leon Battista Alberti. The Feud that Sparked the Renaissance offers a glorious tour of fifteenth-century Florence, a bustling city on the verge of greatness, during a time of flourishing creativity.

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