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The Resource The night portrait : a novel of World War II and Da Vinci's Italy, Laura Morelli

The night portrait : a novel of World War II and Da Vinci's Italy, Laura Morelli

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The night portrait : a novel of World War II and Da Vinci's Italy
Title
The night portrait
Title remainder
a novel of World War II and Da Vinci's Italy
Statement of responsibility
Laura Morelli
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Milan, 1492: When a sixteen-year old beauty becomes the mistress of the Duke of Milan, she must fight for her place in the palace, and against those who want her out. Soon, she finds herself sitting before Leonardo da Vinci, who wants to ensure his own place in the ducal palace by painting his most ambitious portrait to date. Munich, World War II: After a modest conservator unwittingly places a priceless Italian Renaissance portrait into the hands of a high-ranking Nazi leader, she risks her life to recover it, working with an American soldier, part of the famed Monuments Men team, to get it back. Two women, separated by 500 years, are swept up in the tide of history as one painting stands at the center of their quests for their own destinies
Cataloging source
YDX
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Morelli, Laura
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Leonardo
  • Leonardo
  • Art treasures in war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cultural property
  • Women
  • Teenage girls
  • Portraits
  • Mistresses
  • Nobility
  • Italy
  • Germany
Target audience
general
Label
The night portrait : a novel of World War II and Da Vinci's Italy, Laura Morelli
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.S. Insights, interviews, & more..."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, interview with the author, and Reading Group Guide discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
455, 27 pages
Isbn
9780062993571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1153499670
Label
The night portrait : a novel of World War II and Da Vinci's Italy, Laura Morelli
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.S. Insights, interviews, & more..."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, interview with the author, and Reading Group Guide discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
455, 27 pages
Isbn
9780062993571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1153499670

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