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Love Sonnets and Madrigals to Tommaso De'Cavalieri - Michelangelo

Love Sonnets and Madrigals to Tommaso De'Cavalieri

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Published: 1st March 1998
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The poems of this dual-language collection were inspired by Michelangelo's close friendship with Tommaso de'Cavalieri, a young Roman nobleman, whom Michelangelo met when he was fifty-seven and de'Cavalieri was twenty-one. The friendship that followed was enduring, with the letters and poems addressed to him by Michelangelo testifying to a remarkable love that ended only with the artist's death. Michelangelo claimed it was chaste love, although their relationship caused much gossip and speculation. Illustrations by Michelangelo

ISBN: 9780720610406
ISBN-10: 0720610400
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st March 1998
Publisher: Peter Owen Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27