The Titian Committee

by Iain Pears

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Rome (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Titian, ca. 1488-1576 -- Appreciation -- Fiction,
  • Di Stefano, Flavia (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Argyll, Jonathan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Police -- Italy -- Rome -- Fiction,
  • Art historians -- Fiction,
  • Policewomen -- Fiction,
  • Art thefts -- Fiction,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

The Titian Committee is book 2 in the Jonathan Argyll series by Iain Pears. Argyll and Flavia di Stefano look into the mysterious death of a well-known research . Iain Pears combines "articulate characters and erudite art commentary" (The New York Times Book Review) in this sophisticated, suspenseful series featuring art historian Jonathan Argyll and the delightfully clever Flavia di The Titian Committee, the two embark on a daring investigation after a member of a famous research committee is found dead in a Venetian public garden. A member of the famous Titian research committee has been found stabbed to death in a Venetian public garden, and Rome's Art Theft Squad sends Flavia di Stefano to help the local carabinieri. They think it is a simple case of mugging, but quarreling within the committee makes everyone a suspect to : Iain Pears. Iain Pears combines “articulate characters and erudite art commentary” (The New York Times Book Review) in this sophisticated, suspenseful series featuring art historian Jonathan Argyll and the delightfully clever Flavia di The Titian Committee, the two embark on a daring investigation after a member of a famous research.

- Buy The Titian Committee (Art History Mystery) book online at best prices in India on Read The Titian Committee (Art History Mystery) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.4/5(20). Iain Pears was born on 1st January, the year Pears was born in Coventry town in the United Kingdom. At 61 years of age, he is an English novelist, journalist and also an art historian. Jonathan Argyll, Pears's (The Titian Committee) endearingly incompetent British art historian and art dealer in Rome, falls into a large sale of a lesser Titian--with a hitch: he must take the oil p. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Date-raw May 1, DonorPages:

The unique, romantic city of Venice makes a fascinating setting for novels, historical fiction, and mystery books. Here are my recommendations for books that take place in Venice, all of which I have read and enjoyed. We start with a coffee table book with stunning photos and author quotes.   This is the third in the Argyll series. For me it is better then the Titian Committee, but falls short of The Raphael Affair's fast pace. I have to agree with the people who say that having the mystery take place in California, vice Europe, takes some of the enjoyment out of this read/5(5). Titian Pastoral Concert Noli me Tangere Assumption of the Virgin Madonna of the Pesaro Family Bacchus and Ariadne Two portraits of Pietro Aretino Venus of Urbino Christ Crowned with Thorns Titian and Jacopo Palma il Giovane, Pietà Correggio Jupiter and Io Assumption of the Virgin Paolo Veronese The Family of Darius before Alexander The Dream. THE CALL OF THE MOUNT: ‘The Transfiguration’ by Titian ‘In his paintings, the anatomist finds form; the colourist, colour; the thinker, thought and the saint, sanctity’ Welcome to the world of Titian! Tiziano Vecelli (anglicized as Titian) is one of the greatest painters of the Venetian school of .

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Membership of the prestigious Titian Committee is normally considered a high honour. Normally, that is, until two of its members end up dead and someone seems to be taking the idea of backstabbing a little too far.

Flavia de Stefano of Rome’s Art Theft Squad is sent to find out why. Membership of the prestigious Titian Committee is normally considered a high honour. Normally, that is, until two of its members end up dead and someone seems to be taking the idea of backstabbing a little too far.

Flavia de Stefano of Rome's Art Theft Squad is sent to find out why. She calls upon the help of dealer Jonathan Argyll, in Venice 4/5(36). About The Titian Committee. Iain Pears combines “articulate characters and erudite art commentary” (The New York Times Book Review) in this sophisticated, suspenseful series featuring art historian Jonathan Argyll and the delightfully clever Flavia di The Titian Committee, the two embark on a daring investigation after a member of a famous research committee is found dead in a.

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Get this from a library. The Titian committee. [Iain Pears] -- Sent to Venice by Rome's Art Theft Squad to help local police solve a murder, Flavia di Stefano embarks on a search for the killer of a member of the famed Titian research committee.

Two more committee members will soon be found dead) and that Masterson herself had developed a mysterious interest in the canvas Jonathan was trying to buy--part of the inheritance of the Marchesa's nephew Dr. Lorenzo, another member of the ill-starred Titian : Iain Pears.

Get this from a library. The Titian committee. [Iain Pears] -- Sent to Venice to help solve a murder, Flavia di Stefano of the Rome Art Theft Squad teams up with the local carabinieri to catch the killer.

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The Titian Committee Iain M. Pears, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. This playful satire of the squabbling Written:   Iain Pears combines "articulate characters and erudite art commentary" (The New York Times Book Review) in this sophisticated, suspenseful series featuring art historian Jonathan Argyll and the delightfully clever Flavia di The Titian Committee, the two embark on a daring investigation after a member of a famous research committee is found dead in a Venetian public garden/5(K).

The Titian Committee Book Summary and Study Guide. Iain Pears Booklist Iain Pears Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Titian Committee; This is the second of Pears' art mystery series starring the clever government investigator, Flavia di Stefano of the Italian National Art Theft Squad, and British art historian/dealer Jonathan.

Iain Pears combines "articulate characters and erudite art commentary" (The New York Times Book Review) in this sophisticated, suspenseful series featuring art historian Jonathan Argyll and the delightfully clever Flavia di The Titian Committee, the two embark on a daring /5(5).

In The Titian Committee, the junior, female member of a group of art historians is found murdered in a Venice botanical garden.

Local police suspect that it’s a mugging gone wrong – but when Flavia makes an appearance on the scene, she suspects a more malicious intent/5(16). : The Titian Committee (Art History Mystery): Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text.

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The Titian Committee Iain Pears Detective And Mystery Stories Fiction Police Italy Rome Policewomen Titian, Approximately Art Historians Di Stefano, Flavia (Fictitious Character) Argyll, Jonathan (Fictitious Character) Art Thefts.

Praise for ‘The Titian Committee’: ‘An elegant and amusing book, perfect for those who love a clever puzzle.’ Mail on Sunday ‘The real work of art here is the plot, a piece of structural engineering any artist would envy.’/5(24). Titian's wife, Cecilia, was a barber's daughter from his hometown village of Cadore.

As a young woman she had been his housekeeper and mistress for some five years. Cecilia had already borne Titian two fine sons, Pomponio and Orazio, when in she fell seriously ill.

Born: Tiziano Vecellio, c. /90, Pieve di. The Titian Committee Iain Pears Her book charts the extraordinary transformation of Titian's style: from the radiant, minutely realized masterpieces of his youth, to the more freely painted work of his middle years, to the dark, tragic, sometimes terrifying visions of his old age.

The Titian Committee () The Bernini Bust () The Last Judgement () Giotto's Hand () Death and Restoration () The Immaculate Deception () Novels.

An Instance of the Fingerpost () The Dream of Scipio () The Portrait () Stone's Fall () Arcadia () Other books. The Discovery of Painting () References. The story opens with the murder of American art historian Louise Masterson, a member of the scholarly international Titian Committee.

She is found stabbed to death in a bed of lilies at the Giardinetti Reali. Then another Titian Committee member drowns in a canal, and the first head of the Committee is found suffocated in his home in France/5(10).

Witty Italian art-history crime series featuring English dealer Jonathan Argyll, from the author of the best-selling literary masterpiece, 'An Instance of the Fingerpost'. Membership of the prestigious Titian Committee is normally considered a high honour. Normally, that is, until two of its members end up dead and someone seems to be.

Titian (tĬsh´ən), c–, Venetian painter, whose name was Tiziano Vecellio, di Cadore in the Dolomites. Of the very first rank among the artists of the Renaissance, Titian was extraordinarily versatile, painting portraits, landscapes, and sacred and historical subjects with equal skill and a superb pictorial technique.

Titian, Italian in full Tiziano Vecellio or Tiziano Vecelli, (born /90, Pieve di Cadore, Republic of Venice [Italy]—died AugVenice), the greatest Italian Renaissance painter of the Venetian was recognized early in his own lifetime as a supremely great painter, and his reputation has in the intervening centuries never suffered a decline.

The Titian Committee Jonathan Argyll Series, Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Iain Pears (Author) Iain Pears was born ineducated at Wadham College, Oxford and won the Getty Scholarship to Yale University. He has worked as a. Praise for ‘The Titian Committee’: ‘An elegant and amusing book, perfect for those who love a clever puzzle.’ Mail on Sunday ‘The real work of art here is the plot, a piece of structural engineering any artist would envy.’Pages: By the author of the acclaimed bestseller, An Instance of the Fingerpost.

When Louise Masterson, a member of the famous Titian Committee, is found stabbed to death in a Venetian public garden, General Bottando of Rome's Art Theft Squad sends Flavia di Stefano to Venice to assist the local carabinieri.

But it seems they don't want her help or.The Titian Committee by Iain Pears; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Flavia Di Stefano (Fictitious character), Police, Art historians, Jonathan.