"A fast-paced and readable history of (The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb)... this is an intriguing blend of reportage and art history, providing what is in effect a remarkable 'biography' of this beautiful and tough survivor." (Sunday Times) "Charney's wonderfully learned and entertaining book tells us about the indignities this famous image has endured through the centuries." (Catholic Herald)"
About the Author
Noah Charney is the author of the international bestselling novel The Art Thief and is the founding director of The Association for Research into Crimes against Art, an international nonprofit think tank. Currently professor of art history at the American University of Rome, he lives in Italy with his wife.