The Giant


ISBN: 9781854595881
Author: Antony Sher
Publication Date: 01/11/2007
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 128pp.

SKU: BK2237 Categories: , , Tag:

A powerful, witty and moving play exploring the dark interplay between sexuality and creativity.

Florence, 1501. A vast block of Carrara marble known as Il Gigante becomes the centre of conflict between two great artists, as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo compete for a prestigious commission to carve a statue of David.

The result is one of the most iconic works of the Renaissance – but who was the model?

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