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MASTER OF SHADOWS

By: MARK LAMSTER

Price: $8.50

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM65438

ISBN: 0307387356

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Although his popularity is eclipsed by Rembrandt today, Peter Paul Rubens was revered by his contemporaries as the greatest painter of his era, if not of all history. His undeniable artistic genius, bolstered by a modest disposition and a reputation as a man of tact and discretion, made him a favorite among monarchs and political leaders across Europe--and gave him the perfect cover for the clandestine activities that shaped the landscape of seventeenth-century politi... View more info

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MASTER OF SHADOWS : THE SECRET DIPLOMATI

By: MARK LAMSTER

Price: $14.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM115289

ISBN: 0385523793

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


The true story of how seventeenth-century Europe's most famous painter doubled as a secret agent and negotiated a peace between superpowers.Peter Paul Rubens is best remembered as the Old Master with the penchant for fleshy, pink nudes whose popularity was eclipsed by that of Rembrandt van Rijn. In his time, however, Rubens had no equal; his contemporaries revered him as the greatest painter of his era, if not in all history. His undeniable artistic genius, bolstered by ... View more info