The Lady and the Unicorn (French: La Dame à la licorne) is the modern title given to a series of six tapestries. A tour de force of history and imagination, The Lady and the Unicorn is Tracy Chevalier's answer to the mystery behind one of the art world's great. The tapestries can be interpreted several ways – as a virgin seducing a unicorn, as a woman renouncing the physical world of the senses for the spiritual world. It is here that he encounters the greatest temptation of his life, beautiful Lucrezia Buti, who has been driven to holy orders more by poverty than piety. A womanizer, he's brash and vain, yet his charm Oh! I enjoyed this book, because it opened my eyes to a new world, or should i say old. Restorers also placed new backings on the tapestries. Building on the little that is known or surmised - in this case that the tapestries were most likely commissioned by the French noble Jean Le Viste and made in a workshop in Brussels at the end of the 15th century - she imagines her way into a lost world. Some historians argue that in five of the six panels, the mysterious lady with the unicorn is Mary Tudor, third wife of Louis XII and sister of Henry VIII, who was Queen of France from August to 1 January Setelah itu ia memeroleh gelar Master of Art di bidang creative writing dari the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier Goodreads Author. Novelnya antara lain Remarkable Creatures , Burning Bright , The Lady and the Unicorn , Falling Angels , Girl With a Pearl Earring , dan The Virgin Blue Nov 04, Morticia Adams rated it it was ok. This page was last edited on 19 March , at In the final tapestry, only the two women are engaged in handling the necklace, while some of the animals seem to watch from afar.