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A splendid sin : Michelangelo: a Renaissance affair / Alana Bolton Cooke.

By: Cooke, Alana Bolton.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Cloud Ink Press, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 335 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473457761; 0473457768.Subject(s): Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Fiction | Artists -- Fiction | Art, Renaissance -- Italy -- Fiction | Italy -- History -- 1492-1559 -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarrotti has risen into Rome's artistic elite, and the ailing Pope Clement commissions him to paint The Last Judgement. When the artist apprentices Tomasso, a young nobleman, to be his muse and inspiration, Michelangelo must contend with the conflict between his growing love and his fear of eternal damnation. Can Michelangelo hide his feeling from both the church and himself, or will the Last Judgement destroy him?"-- Back cover.
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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarrotti has risen into Rome's artistic elite, and the ailing Pope Clement commissions him topaint The Last Judgement. When the artist apprentices Tomasso, a young nobleman, to be his muse and inspiration, Michelangelo must contend with the conflict between his growing love and his fear of eternal damnation. Rumours of their relationship lead the paranoid Cardinal de Cesena to bribe members of Michelangelo's household to discover the truth behind the whispers. Can Michelangelo hide his feelings from both the churchand himself, or will The Last Judgement destroy him?

Novel.

Includes bibliographical references.

"Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarrotti has risen into Rome's artistic elite, and the ailing Pope Clement commissions him to paint The Last Judgement. When the artist apprentices Tomasso, a young nobleman, to be his muse and inspiration, Michelangelo must contend with the conflict between his growing love and his fear of eternal damnation. Can Michelangelo hide his feeling from both the church and himself, or will the Last Judgement destroy him?"-- Back cover.