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Sarah Dunant: ‘In the Company of the Courtesan’

RA Book Club


Friday 21 March 2014
6.30 — 8pm

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Part of our

Renaissance Impressions

events programme
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Sarah Dunant - In the Company of the Courtesan

Internationally bestselling author Sarah Dunant leads a discussion of her epic novel.

Encompassing love, beauty, the politics of sex and the power of loyalty set against the decadent backdrop of 16th-century Venice, we follow the story of the fabulous courtesan Fiammetta (the model for Titian’s sensual ‘Venus of Urbino’) and her companion dwarf Bucino. Dunant’s novel presents a dazzling portrait of one of the world’s greatest cities at its most potent moment in history.

Please read the book prior to attending this event.

An event in support of the Renaissance Impressions exhibition.

Ticket includes a drink.

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Friday 21 March 2014

6.30 — 8pm

The Saloon, Burlington House