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Publisher Description

Botticelli’s Muse peels back layers of history to tell a fictionalized version of the life of Sandro Botticelli, his conflicts with the Medici family of Florence, and the woman at the heart of his paintings. In 1477, Botticelli is suddenly fired by his prestigious patron and friend Lorenzo de’ Medici. In the villa of his irritating new patron, the artist’s creative well runs dry—until the day he sees Floriana, a Jewish weaver imprisoned in his sister’s convent. But events threaten to keep his unlikely muse out of reach. So begins a tale of one of the art world’s most beloved paintings, La Primavera, as Sandro, a confirmed bachelor, and Floriana, a headstrong artist in her own right, enter into a turbulent relationship.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2017
July 21
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
528
Pages
PUBLISHER
Juiceboxartists Press
SELLER
Deborah Bluestein
SIZE
95.6
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 17 and Below

Customer Reviews

wurliblu ,

masterful and imaginative!

Dorah Blume has masterfully interwoven art, religion, history, and romance in this gripping, vividly imagined novel. The characters are dynamic and compelling, and the drama never lets up! This is a must read for lovers of the renaissance era, but one needn’t be an historical fiction buff to become engaged in this book. The themes and struggles are as relevant today as they were in late 15th century Italy where the scene of this story unfolds.

Bright Sawn ,

BOTTICELLIS MUSE

Loved the book!!!

Hs2004user ,

Educational!

great book!