and Da Vincis
A Gallery of Remarkable
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Behind the masterpieces of art are compelling stories -- stories that carry us to another time, stories that illuminate the human condition, stories that are parables for our own modern world.
This unique collection contains dozens of true tales revolving around such timeless themes as undying love, sacrifice, struggle, personal rebellion, spirituality, oppression, freedom of expression, and revolution. Romances. Tragedies. Adventures. Sad stories. Eerie stories. Inspiring stories. All based on famous paintings by such artists as: