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The Louvre: All the Paintings

Tuesday, January 21st 2014.
Author: Vincent Pomarède
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers (November 15, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN/ASIN: 1579128866

The Louvre: All the Paintings
An historical publishing adventure! endorsed by means of the Louvre and for the primary time ever, each painting from the world’s most popular museum is available in one beautiful e-book. All three,022 paintings on show in the permanent portray collection of the Louvre are offered in full coloration in this hanging, slipcased e-book.
Comes with an enclosed, supportive DVD-ROM.

The Louvre is the sector’s most visited art museum, with eight.5 million guests every year, and houses essentially the most celebrated and essential artwork of all time. For the first time ever, The Louvre: all of the art work collects all 3,022 paintings at the moment on show within the everlasting collection in one beautifully curated extent.equipped and divided into the 4 main portray collections of the museum— the Italian faculty, the Northern school, the Spanish college, and the French school— the paintings are then offered chronologically via the artist’s date of birth.4 hundred of probably the most iconic and demanding paintings are illuminated with 300-word discussions by using artwork historians Anja Grebe and Vincent Pomarède on the key attributes of the work, what to search for when viewing the painting, the artist’s inspirations and ways, biographical data on the artist, the artist’s affect on the historical past of art, and more.

All three,022 paintings are totally annotated with the identify of the portray and artist, the date of the work, the delivery and demise dates of the artist, the medium that was used, the dimensions of the painting, the Louvre catalog number, and the room within the Louvre by which the portray is found.

The DVD-ROM is easily browsable by way of artist, date, college, artwork historic style, or region within the Louvre. This remaining function allows readers to tour the Louvre and its contents room by way of room, as if they were in reality strolling during the building.

DVD-ROM system necessities: DVD-ROM runs on a pc (home windows 2000/XP or later) and MAC (OSX 10.four.8 or later) running the following browser instrument internet Explorer 7 or eight; Firefox three.6 and above; or Safari 5.0 and above.

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