Florence: The Paintings & Frescoes, 1250-1743 (Paperback)

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A magnificent, never-before-published collection of every painting and fresco on display in the Uffizi, the Galleria Palatina of the Pitti Palace, the Accademia, and the Duomo, and more -- nearly 2,000 works of art -- all presented in a practical and elegant paperback format.
  The city of Florence is home to dozens of museums and palaces that contain many of the world’s most renowned works of art. Florence: The Paintings & Frescoes is a rich and magnificent collection of thousands of paintings and frescoes that are visited by millions of travelers every year including the art of Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Ghirlandaio, Correggio, Botticelli, Caravaggio, Titian, Rembrandt, van Dyck, El Greco, and hundreds more.
  Explore the history of art in Florence through seven essays by Ross King, bestselling author of Brunelleschi's Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, which connect how the paintings, politics, and every-day lives of Florentines influenced one another. Art historian Anja Grebe, author of The Louvre and The Vatican, also highlights 250 of the most iconic and significant paintings and frescoes in the historic city with details on the attributes of the works, biographical details of the artists, and more. 

This spectacular collection of nearly 2,000 paintings and frescoes is a must-have for any art lover, student, or arm-chair traveler.  
 

About the Author


Ross King is the bestselling author of books on Italian, French and Canadian art and history. Among his books are Brunelleschi's Dome, Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, and Leonardo and The Last Supper. King also serves on the council of Academic Advisors for Friends of Florence, a fundraising charity that ensures the survival of Florence's art and architectural treasures. When not traveling for work or pleasure, he lives in the historic town of Woodstock, near Oxford, with his wife Melanie.

Anja Grebe teaches art history at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany. She has taken part in numerous international research projects and exhibitions and has published extensively on medieval and modern art history. Grebe is also the author of The Vatican: All the Paintings. She lives in Erlangen, Germany.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780762470631
ISBN-10: 0762470631
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Publication Date: March 31st, 2020
Pages: 708
Language: English