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

Morelli, Laura, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Plymouth.

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Pease Public Library FIC MORELLI 34598000872039 New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062993571
  • ISBN: 0062993577
  • ISBN: 9780063046733
  • ISBN: 0063046733
  • Physical Description: 455, 32 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"P.S. Insights, interviews, & more..."--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references, interview with the author, and Reading Group Guide discussion questions.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Belle Ferronni©·re > Fiction.
Art treasures in war > Europe > History > 20th century > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Art and the war > Fiction.
Cultural property > Protection > Europe > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Women > Fiction.
Italy > History > 15th century > Fiction.
Germany > History > 1933-1945 > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Portraits > Fiction.
Mistresses > Fiction.
Nobility > Fiction.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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