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The Louvre: An Architectural History

Bautier, Genevieve Bresc; Keiichi Tahara; Pierre Rosenberg

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ISBN 10: 086565963X / ISBN 13: 9780865659636
Published by Vendome Press, New York, 1995
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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128 illustrations including 117 in color. Photographs by Keiichi Tahara. Preface by Pierre Rosenberg. ; Tight, clean and crisp. A faint hint of shelf wear to dustjacket with a crease to rear, otherwise n excellent copy now protected in a new Mylar cover. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. ; Folio; 224 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 23474

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Title: The Louvre: An Architectural History

Publisher: Vendome Press, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition

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The recent vast expansion, transformation and reorganization of the Louvre, and the building of I.M. Pei's controversial glass pyramid in its midst, has drawn attention to the architecture of this extraordinary building - a building which for eight hundred years has been at the center of French history and culture, and to which France's greatest architects, sculptors and painters have given their most inspired work.
Beneath the ground, but now easily accessible to visitors, are substantial remains of the medieval castle.
It is time, for a new assessment of the Louvre's architectural history. Genevieve Bresc, provides an authoritative guide to every period, including the army of artists and craftsmen who enriched its interiors. Two hundred seductive color plates by the leading architectural photographer Keiichi Tahara reveal the Louvre in all its glory as it has never been seen before.

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Genevieve Bresc Bautier is Chief Curator of the Department of Sculpture at the Louvre, and also teaches at the Ecole du Louvre.

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