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Italian Artists' Models - Veronica Franco, Lisa del Giocondo, Tina Modotti, Rosina Ferrara, Luisa Casati, Barbara Strozzi, Simonetta Vespucci (Paperback) Loot Price: R221 Discovery Miles 2 210
Italian Artists' Models - Veronica Franco, Lisa del Giocondo, Tina Modotti, Rosina Ferrara, Luisa Casati, Barbara Strozzi,...
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Italian Artists' Models - Veronica Franco, Lisa del Giocondo, Tina Modotti, Rosina Ferrara, Luisa Casati, Barbara Strozzi, Simonetta Vespucci (Paperback)

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Chapters: Veronica Franco, Lisa Del Giocondo, Tina Modotti, Rosina Ferrara, Luisa Casati, Barbara Strozzi, Simonetta Vespucci, Ginevra De' Benci, Frances Polidori. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 52. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Lisa del Giocondo (n e Gherardini; 15 June 1479 15 July 1542, or c. 1551), also known as Lisa Gherardini, Lisa di Antonio Maria (or Antonmaria) Gherardini, and Mona Lisa, was a member of the Gherardini family of Florence and Tuscany in Italy. Her name was given to Mona Lisa, her portrait commissioned by her husband and painted by Leonardo da Vinci during the Italian Renaissance. Little is known about Lisa's life. Born in Florence and married as a teenager to a cloth and silk merchant who later became a local official, she was mother to six children and led what is thought to have been a comfortable and ordinary middle-class life. Lisa outlived her husband, who was considerably her senior. Centuries after Lisa's death, Mona Lisa became the world's most famous painting and took on a life separate from Lisa, the woman. Speculation by scholars and hobbyists made the work of art a globally recognized icon and an object of commercialization. In 2005 Lisa was definitively identified as the model of the Mona Lisa. Another view of Lisa in a cartoon for Mona Lisa attributed to LeonardoAt the time of the Quattrocento, Florence was among the largest cities in Europe, considered rich and economically successful. Life was not "idyllic" for all residents though, among whom there were great disparities in wealth. Lisa's family was old and aristocratic but over time had lost its influence. They were comfortable but not wealthy, and lived on farm income. Antonmaria di Noldo Gherardini, Lisa's father, lost two wives, Lisa di Giovanni Filippo de Carducci, whom he married...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=169804

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-70685-6
Barcode: 9781155706856
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LSN: 1-155-70685-4

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