By Javier Sierra
Presented as a fictionalized autobiography, The grasp of Prado starts in Madrid in 1990, whilst Sierra encounters a mysterious stranger named Luis Fovel in the halls of the Prado. Fovel takes him on a whirlwind travel and supplies to discover startling secrets and techniques hidden within the museum’s masterpieces—secrets that open up a complete new international to Sierra.
The enigmatic Fovel unearths how numerous visions, prophesies, conspiracies, or even heresies encouraged masters akin to Raphael, Titian, Hieronymus Bosch, Botticelli, Brueghel, and El Greco. The secrets and techniques they hid of their work are beautiful adequate to alter the best way we expect approximately artwork, uncovering mysteries approximately ancient evidence, mystery sects, and prophetical theories. it's those secrets and techniques that lead Sierra to question his whole knowing of artwork historical past and unearth groundbreaking discoveries approximately ecu art.
At as soon as an enthralling novel and a superbly illustrated reference consultant to Madrid’s famed museum, The grasp of the Prado is packed with insights and interesting mysteries. Sierra brings historic characters alive during this wonderful narrative packed with astonishing surprises that would front you up to the images within.
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The Master of the Prado: A Novel by Javier Sierra