Ruskins Rose: A Venetian Love Story Mimma Balia

ISBN: 9781579651374

Published: October 1st 2000

Hardcover

96 pages


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Ruskins Rose: A Venetian Love Story  by  Mimma Balia

Ruskins Rose: A Venetian Love Story by Mimma Balia
October 1st 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 96 pages | ISBN: 9781579651374 | 3.64 Mb

Venice can be a dangerous place for a mans emotions--particularly at Christmas, particularly if hes the grief-stricken art historian John Ruskin. In 1876, a year after the death of his clandestine love, Rose La Touche, Ruskin arrived in the city ofMoreVenice can be a dangerous place for a mans emotions--particularly at Christmas, particularly if hes the grief-stricken art historian John Ruskin.

In 1876, a year after the death of his clandestine love, Rose La Touche, Ruskin arrived in the city of canals and arched bridges. The author of such acclaimed books as Modern Painters and The Stones of Venice, Ruskin suddenly found himself adrift without his Rose. Hed seen his own youthful marriage scandalously annulled- he had lost his faith, his love, his fortune. It was time to heal.Ruskins Rose tells the unforgettable story of Ruskins relationship and of his time in Venice, when he rediscovered art through the paintings of fifteenth-century artist Vittore Carpaccio.

Gorgeously illustrated with photographs of letters, maps, flowers, lockets, and other artifacts, this tale will stir the heart of every reader.



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