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La foglia d’oro / The Gold Leaf
Il segreto della Maestà di Duccio / The Secret of Duccio’s Majesty

Polistampa, 2010

Pages: 80

Features: col ills, hardcover

Size: 12x17

ISBN: 978-88-596-0798-4


Aureum pulvisculum | Racconti e scritti brevi di storia dell’arte, 1


A1 / Storia dell’arte

L3 / Racconti

€ 10,20

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Italian and English text

“The great panel, finished, now dominates on the High Altar of the cathedral, in Siena, my beloved homeland, the city of the white and black shields which seem eternal. A great procession and a heavenly music have accompanied it through the streets of the city, and clerics, and perfumes, and clouds of incense. I, Duccio, son of Buoninsegna, with all my family and pupils, followed it among the multitude, weeping for the pride of having painted it in such a way.”
The precious short tale on Duccio di Buoninsegna’s Majesty is a fantastic journey into the territories of Senese Art History and Spirituality and conceals a secret message…

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