Art and Architecture in France, 1500-1700 / Edition 4

Art and Architecture in France, 1500-1700 / Edition 4

by Anthony Blunt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0140561048

ISBN-13: 9780140561043

Pub. Date: 11/01/1990

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated

The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in France were an epoch of spectacular artisticactivity, exemplified by the chateaux of the Loire valley, the palace of Versailles, thepaintings of Poussin and Claude, and the sculpture of Coysevox, which echo the politicaland cultural importance of France and the "Sun King." Anthony Blunt presents majorartists and their

Overview

The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in France were an epoch of spectacular artisticactivity, exemplified by the chateaux of the Loire valley, the palace of Versailles, thepaintings of Poussin and Claude, and the sculpture of Coysevox, which echo the politicaland cultural importance of France and the "Sun King." Anthony Blunt presents majorartists and their principal works chronologically, provides an overview of the mainprojects of the period and of the artistic personalities behind them, and clearly sets thehistorical context. This new edition, of one of the classics of the Pelican History of Art series, has beenrevised and updated with color illustrations and a new bibliography. .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140561043
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Series:
Pelican History of Art Series
Edition description:
4th ed., repr. with revisions
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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