Fictional depiction of Michelangelo. Includes bibliography, glossary and a list of the artist's works.
From the tumult of life, his brilliant work made a grasp for heaven unmatched in half a millennium. Now, in a special ediction celebrating the 500th anniversary of Michelangelo's David, Irving Stone's towering triumph: The Agony and the Ecstasy
The Renaissance was a turbulent time of plotting princes, warring popes, the all-powerful de' Medici family, the fanatical monk Savonarola… and the brilliant young artist Michelangelo Buonarroti.
In Irving Stone's classic work, both the artist and the man are brought to life in full, in a compelling portrait of his dangerous, impassioned loves and the God-driven fury from which her wrested the greatest art the world has ever known…