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Leonardo's Judas

(1959)
A novel by

 
 
Set in 1498, this deals with Leonardo da Vinci's attempts to find a model for the figure of Judas, in his painting "The Last Supper". This he finds in Joachim Behaim, an honest German merchant who has had to commit an act of betrayal in order to recover a debt. Thus he is perfect for Judas.

Genre: General Fiction

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May 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Leonardo's Judas
Author(s): Leo Perutz
ISBN: 1-55970-002-5 / 978-1-55970-002-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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April 1989 : UK Hardback

Title: Leonardo's Judas
Author(s): Leo Perutz
ISBN: 0-00-271468-X / 978-0-00-271468-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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