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Prominent Florentine scholars and museum directors accompany the reader on a journey to the unique artistic treasures of this city on the Arno. The experts introduce superb buildings and sculptures in their historical contexts, and as "insiders" lead you through world famous painting galleries such as the Accademia and Palazzo Pitti. Over 500 high quality illustrations, often over more than one page, as well as thematic essays on book illumination, the art of the goldsmith and the treasures of the Medicis round out the text.
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The authors, who, as recognized experts or directors of important museums (Accademia, Palazzo Pitti) are genuine connoisseurs of the history of Florentine art, introduce the city's treasures in their historical context, and take the reader on an easy-to-follow tour through the ages to the highlights of architecture, sculpture and painting that the Tuscan capital has to offer. More than 500 high-quality photographs, almost exclusively from the world-famous Alinari photographic studio, transform this book into a book-lover's jewel.
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Book Description Konemann, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P113833119896
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Book Description Konemann, Germany, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. NO FINER COPY EXISTS. // NEW BOOK and DJ, both in GIFT-quality MINT condition, and with new Mylar protection. // Hardcover, 528 pages, elegantly illustrated. // You want this book. Size: Quarto. Seller Inventory # 004505