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The apprentice of Florence

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Apprentices,
  • Italy,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Anne D. Kyle; with illustrations by Erick Berry
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K98
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. incl. front.
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24759850M
ISBN 109997489241
ISBN 109789997489241
LC Control Number33029805

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This book has everything. There is adventure, young friendships, travel, murder, deception, revenge and betrayal, and love and redemption. In addition, it tells the history of the great Guilds of Florence, Italy, when Florence was the epicenter of Commerce to the East and the fall of Constantinople to the Turks.5/5(2). I read this book with my fourth grade class. The Apprentice takes place in Renaissance Florence. It is the story of a young boy who becomes an apprentice to a well known master artist who is hiding a terrible secret. It is full of mystery and intrigue/5. Get this from a library! The apprentice of Florence,. [Anne Dempster Kyle; Erick Berry] -- Opening in , this is the story of sixteen-year-old Nemo, apprenticed to a silk merchant of Florence, who accompanies the merchant's son to Constantinople on business. The Apprentice of Florence by Anne Dempster Kyle is a children's historical novel set in 15th century Italy and was published in and was a Newbery Honor recipient in The book is illustrated by Erick Berry.. The novel is set principally in , the year when Constantinople fell to the besieging Turks. It follows the adventures of sixteen-year-old Nemo, .

The Apprentice is a truly wonderful, well-written book. The story is about a boy in Renaissance Italy who decides to quit his family buisness and become a painter. He goes through many ordeals and mistreatments as an apprentice, and has an unjust master/5(5). Florence of the Medicis is the setting for this splendid story of a boy apprenticed to a silk merchant, a lovely turbulent girl, and an unscrupulous youth. The background, the period, all convincingly and dramatically done.   Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Apprentice of Florence. What type of media is this winner?: Book. Winner Detail Create Date: Tuesday, Octo - Winner Detail Change Date: Tuesday, Janu - . Set in Renaissance Florence, this import from Spain begins as a gothic. Arduino, a year-old boy from a family of prestigious tailors, convinces his father to apprentice him to a .

  Florence | the maestro & the apprentice Marian Parsons Decem a slice of life, Travel 25 Comments My unenthusiastic start to our day in Florence was quickly turned around by our warm welcome at the Piazza Pitti Palace and meeting the delightful uncle/niece pair at the pen and paper shop that has been in their family for years. Of certified and accepted paintings produced by the young genius, whether during his apprentice or his independent years at Florence (about ), very few are extant, and the two most important are incomplete. The Blue Guide Florence is a great resource for those looking for more in-depth historical and art historical information. address: Piazza di S. Martino. Where to Eat This delicious roundup is by Coral Sisk, food writer and founder of Curious Appetite Travel.   Try googling "artists workshops in Renaissance Florence." I don't have any specific recommendations, but that seemed to bring up some promising sources. Renaissance Florence, The Art of the s, which is an exhibition catalog from , seems to be the most promising resource. Apparently it includes a chapter on Artists and Workshops.