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The Raphael affair

by Iain Pears

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Art thefts,
  • Jonathan Argyll (Fictitious character),
  • Art historians

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIain Pears
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6066.E167 R37 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24754146M
    ISBN 100151789126
    ISBN 109780151789122
    LC Control Number92018790
    OCLC/WorldCa25916230

    Get this from a library! The Raphael affair. [Iain Pears] -- Art dealer Jonathan Argyll and Art Theft officer Flavia di Stefano are on the trail of a lost art work, . The Raphael affair. [Iain Pears] -- Jonathan Argyll, an enthusiastic young art scholar from England, has followed his suspicions about a long-lost Raphael painting to a small church in Rome. Not only is the painting in question gone.

    Get this from a library! The Raphael affair. [Iain Pears] -- Vandalism and murder follow a newly discovered Raphael painting to London, and Bottando decides to investigate with the help of his glamorous assistant, Flavia--Publisher. Buy The Raphael Affair by Iain Pears online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 10 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

    The Raphael Affair () About book: ”But she was most struck by the reaction from the audience. They were not admiring the delicacy of the brush strokes, the masterly application of shading or the subtleties of the composition, that was certain. They were ogling. Not a usual reaction for connoisseurs. Download The Raphael Affair (Jonathan Argyll-Art History Mysteries, Book 1) (The Jonathan Argyll Mysteries) and read The Raphael Affair (Jonathan Argyll-Art History Mysteries, Book 1) (The Jonathan Argyll Mysteries) online books in format PDF. Get also books in EPUB and Mobi Format. Check out other translated books in French, Spanish languages.


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In The Raphael Affair, the first book in the series, we are introduced to Jonathan Argyll, an enthusiastic young art scholar from England who has followed his suspicions about a long-lost Raphael painting to a small church in Rome. Not only is the painting in question gone from the site, it has been swiftly purchased, restored, auctioned, and installed in Rome's National /5(44).

The Raphael Affair book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. English art scholar Jonathan Argyll was amazed to find himself /5. The story revolves around a painting and the attempts by the art police and a somewhat bumbling academic to trace its provenance as a heretofore undiscovered Raphael portrait.

The author deserves credit for the byzantine flow of the very creative plot as well as his authoritative description of the art world/5(54). The Raphael Affair Paperback – January 1, by Iain Pears (Author)/5(54). The Raphael Affair (Jonathan Argyll-Art History Mysteries, Book 1) (Jonathan Argyll Mysteries) [Iain Pears, Geoffrey Howard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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In The Raphael Affair, Pears nicely introduces the characters and their relationships that will feature in the later installments of this series: wise elder Bottando; the beautiful Flavia, who becomes involved with Argyll, who in turn benefits from Byrnes' feelings of guilt and is rewarded with a scholarship that brings him back to Rome (and closer to Flavia) for the long(er) haul.

When the painting is located and uncovered, and a previously unknown Raphael painting revealed, the painting is bought for a huge amount of money at auction by the Italian government, and put on display in a museum in Rome.

When the painting Written: In The Raphael Affair, the first book in the series, we are introduced to Jonathan Argyll, an enthusiastic young art scholar from England who has followed his suspicions about a long-lost Raphael painting to a small church in Rome.

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See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ /5(31). Fledgling British art historian Jonathan Argyll, picked up for vagrancy when he's found hanging around a pokey Roman church, tells a wild story: He's come to check on his hunch that an obscure Mantini canvas hanging in the church actually conceals a lost Raphael painted beneath.

The Mantini is already gone, sold to questionable British art dealer Sir Edward Byrnes, who Author: Iain Pears. Buy THE RAPHAEL AFFAIR by Pears (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(34). The Raphael affair Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on March 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   In The Raphael Affair, Jonathan Argyll and Flavia di Stefano meet over an investigation into a possible Raphael and a mysteriously deceased dealer in icons.

Unfortunately, that's pretty much the beginning and the ending of the plot - the actual mystery doesn't make its debut until page or so, and even then there isn't much to it/5(42). The Raphael Affair is a well thought out mystery.

The story follows along logically without the need for stupid plot twists, still there are some surprises. I enjoyed Mr Pears descriptions of Italy, of the food, and of the art.

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Not only is the painting in question gone from the site, it has been swiftly purchased, restored, auctioned, and /5(12).Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction Fiction Detective and mystery stories: Additional Physical Format: Pears, Iain.

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