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The Louvre, originally a defensive post, then a ruler's palace, is without a doubt one of the greatest museums in the world. Its imposing spaces house an overwhelming number of artworks from various places and time periods, including such inimitable works as Nike of Samothrace, Leonardo's Mona Lisa, Michelangelo's Slave statues, and David's Oath of the Horatii.

This art travel guide provides a combination of practical orientation for travelers with deeper insight into the art history of the Louvre.

  • Comprehensive explanation of the most important masterpieces
  • An illustration of each work of art discussed
  • Numerous essays on relevant historical and cultural topics
  • Useful maps of the museum with accompanying pictures
  • Illustrated time chart
  • Brief guide to artistic techniques
  • Glossary
  • Artists' biographies
  • Detailed index

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9783829026475
    Subtitle:
    All the Paintings
    Manufactured:
    Konemann
    Publisher:
    Konemann
    Subject:
    International Architecture - European
    Subject:
    History - European
    Subject:
    Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
    Subject:
    Musee du louvre
    Series:
    Art & Architecture
    Publication Date:
    October 2000
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    140
    Dimensions:
    6.68x6.00x1.49 in. 2.00 lbs.

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