Countdown to Christmas - Day 19

Frames and Fraud

We love an art mystery! In The Raphael Affair, a long-lost Raphael resurfaces, and  triggers a chain of events from vandalism to murder. The Last Painting of Sara De Vos follows the history of a painting from the Dutch Golden Age through three different time periods. 

Event date: 

Monday, December 19, 2022 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

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2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The Raphael Affair (Art History Mystery #1) By Iain Pears Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425178928
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Berkley - February 1st, 2001

"Deliciously literate" (Kirkus Reviews) and filled with "articulate characters and erudite art commentary" (The New York Times Book Review), this acclaimed series of novels by Iain Pears combines art and history, literature and mystery fiction, with the same passion for detail he displayed in his New York Times bestseller An Instance of the Fingerpost.

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel By Dominic Smith Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250118325
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador - April 4th, 2017

Amsterdam, 1631: Sara de Vos becomes the first woman to be admitted as a master painter to the city’s Guild of St. Luke.