[PDF] ☆ Treasures of the Louvre | BY ☆ Alain Nave

Treasures of the Louvre By Alain Nave,

  • Title: Treasures of the Louvre
  • Author: Alain Nave
  • ISBN: 9780760710678
  • Page: 252
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • As the largest museum in the world, with a history that spans eight centuries, the Grand Louvre has been described as a museum, a palace, and a monument Now, Treasures of the Louvre explores both the masterpieces and the rich history of the Grand Louvre in all of their splendor.The first section presents an historical overview of the Lourvre its earliest days as a medieAs the largest museum in the world, with a history that spans eight centuries, the Grand Louvre has been described as a museum, a palace, and a monument Now, Treasures of the Louvre explores both the masterpieces and the rich history of the Grand Louvre in all of their splendor.The first section presents an historical overview of the Lourvre its earliest days as a medieval fortress under Philippe Auguste, its transformation in the sixteenth century under Francois I, the public opening in 1793, and the modern restoration culminating with the debut of the Grand Louvre in 1993 Also discussed are the key patrons, the political backdrop, and the circumstances surrounding the most prestigious acquisitions.The balance of the book is devoted to a magnificent display of the artwork housed in the museum itself There are chpaters each with its own introudction on antiquities, sculpture, French painting, European painting, prints and drawings, and the decorative arts Full color image of than 100 of the masterpieces are included, accompanied by incisive commentary.Treasures of the Louvre celebrates the Grand Louvre as a living institution, reflecting both the history of art and of humanity.
    Treasures of the Louvre As the largest museum in the world with a history that spans eight centuries the Grand Louvre has been described as a museum a palace and a monument Now Treasures of the Louvre explores both the

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    1. Short Overview of History Architecture and Collection Interesting descriptions are informative Full page pictures in oversized book help with appreciation of details Good printing.

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