A guide to the artistic treasures of Italy which ignores the major cities of Florence, Venice, Rome and Naples, and instead concentrates on the beauties of the Italian landscape. This book also provides historical infromation on the artists, patrons, towns and villages featured.
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This book brings back the reasons why millions flock to Italy every year-the art, the landscape, the people, the food, the ultimate beauty. There are over three million historic sights in Italy, and even if you get lost taking one of the 21 automobile tours outlined in this book, you are sure to find treasures. British travel consultant FitzRoy provides routes, history, art criticism, and more for adventurous seekers outside the well-worn paths of Rome, Florence, and Venice. Here you can amble on a Renaissance discovery of Umbria to see the neglected works of Perugino or a Tuscan tour to see first-hand the marvels of Piero della Francesca. In his extraordinary photographs, landscape photographer Cornish captures the special light and verdant atmosphere that bless the Italian land and architecture. Only road maps are missing. Recommended for travel and art history collections.
Ellen Bates, New York
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Italy Revealed: A Travel Guide to Art and Architecture in the Italian Landscape takes discerning travelers off the beaten path and reveals the beautiful vistas and cultural treasures of the Italian heartland. Twenty-one tours, each designed to take no more than a day or two, lead visitors along the back roads of four breathtaking regions: Tuscany and northern Lazio; the Veneto and Fruili; Umbria and Le Marche; and Sicily. Here, amid the undulating landscapes and ancient hilltop villages are Greek temples, Roman ruins, medieval towers, and Renaissance churches adorned with astounding frescoes. Illustrated with seventy gorgeous color photographs and including practical tips on food and lodging, Italy Revealed is an invaluable resource for anyone planning (or dreaming about) an Italian vacation. -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Little Brown & Co (T), 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110316284424
Book Description Little Brown & Co (T), 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0316284424
Book Description Little Brown & Co (T). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0316284424 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1031186