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Author Dibben, Damian, author.

Title The color storm : a novel of Renaissance Venice / Damian Dibben.

Publication Info. Toronto, Ontario : Hanover Square Press ; 2022.
©2022
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 95th Street Adult Fiction  F DIBBEN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F DIBBEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 335 pages ; 24 cm
Note "First published in Great Britain in 2022 by Penguin Michael Joseph." --Title page verso.
Summary "Artists flock here, not just for wealth and fame, but for revolutionary color. Yet artist Giorgione "Zorzo" Barbarelli's career hangs in the balance. Competition is fierce, and his debts are piling up. When Zorzo hears a rumor of a mysterious new pigment, brought to Venice by the richest man in Europe, he sets out to acquire the color and secure his name in history. Winning a commission to paint a portrait of the man's wife, Sybille, Zorzo thinks he has found a way into the merchant's favor. Instead he finds himself caught up in a conspiracy that stretches across Europe and a marriage coming apart inside one of the floating city's most illustrious palazzi. As the water levels rise and the plague creeps ever closer, an increasingly desperate Zorzo isn't sure whom he can trust. Will Sybille prove to be the key to Zorzo's success or the reason for his downfall? Atmospheric and suspenseful and filled with the famous artists of the era, The Color Storm is an intoxicating story of art and ambition, love and obsession." -- Publisher marketing.
Subject Giorgione, 1477 or 1478-1510 -- Fiction.
Painters -- Fiction.
Conspiracies -- Europe -- Fiction.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797 -- Fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Genre Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction.
Novelle.
Biographical fiction.
ISBN 9781335015938 (hbk.)
1335015930 (hbk.)
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