The Secret of the Gondola



ISBN: 9788857215938 Categories: ,

David Alan Brown


A masterpiece by Canaletto leads a young art historian on the trail of an unsolved mystery. A young art historian pursuing academic success. A painting by the most famous eighteenth-century painter of vedute, Canaletto. A gondola once possibly belonging to the poet Robert Browning – and who else before him? These are the key elements of the novel. When Jeremy Allyn is assigned Canaletto’s Vedute by his teacher as the topic for his dissertation – a subject many have already written about – he realizes he must find an original perspective. He therefore decides to focus on Canaletto’s figures, a secondary feature of his celebrated architectural scenes. This marks the beginning of an adventure with unexpected turns that will lead Jeremy to make some astonishing discoveries and to uncover a crime which had remained buried for centuries.

Additional information

Weight 142 g
Dimensions 12.7 x 17.6 cm
Publisher name Skira Editore S.p.A
Publication date 1 August 2014
Number of pages 56
Format Hardback
Dimensions 12.7 x 17.6 cm
Weight 142 g


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