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The Secret of the Gondola By David Alan Brown

The Secret of the Gondola

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When Jeremy Allyn is assigned Canaletto's Vedute by his teacher as the topic for his dissertation a subject many have already written about he realizes he must find an original perspective. He therefore decides to focus on Canaletto's figures, a secondary feature of his celebrated architectural scenes.

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The Secret of the Gondola by David Alan Brown

A masterpiece by Canaletto leads a young art historian on the trail of an unsolved mystery. A young art historian pursuing academic success. A painting by the most famous eighteenth-century painter of vedute, Canaletto. A gondola once possibly belonging to the poet Robert Browning - and who else before him? These are the key elements of the novel. When Jeremy Allyn is assigned Canaletto's Vedute by his teacher as the topic for his dissertation - a subject many have already written about - he realizes he must find an original perspective. He therefore decides to focus on Canaletto's figures, a secondary feature of his celebrated architectural scenes. This marks the beginning of an adventure with unexpected turns that will lead Jeremy to make some astonishing discoveries and to uncover a crime which had remained buried for centuries.

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About David Alan Brown


David Alan Brown, art historian, curator of Italian and Spanish paintings at the
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

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GOR006767064
The Secret of the Gondola by David Alan Brown
David Alan Brown
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Skira
2014-06-02
56
8857215938
9788857215938
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