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

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

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by Anthony Blunt
     
 

From the successive French invasions of Italy to the declining years of the 'Sun King' this volume surveys the architecture, painting and sculpture of two centuries in which France seized the lead in Europe and Paris replaced Rome as the artistic capital.. "This new edition of one of the classics of the Pelican History of Art series has been revised and updated with… See more details below

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From the successive French invasions of Italy to the declining years of the 'Sun King' this volume surveys the architecture, painting and sculpture of two centuries in which France seized the lead in Europe and Paris replaced Rome as the artistic capital.. "This new edition of one of the classics of the Pelican History of Art series has been revised and updated with colour 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)

Table of Contents

Maps
Preface to the fourth edition
Preface to the fifth (posthumous) edition
1From the Invasion of Italy to the Battle of Pavia 1494-15251
2The Middle Years of Francis I 1525-154025
3The Classical Period of the Sixteenth Century 1540-156540
4The Wars of Religion 1560-159884
5Henry IV and the Regency of Marie de' Medici 1598-1630102
6Richelieu and Mazarin 1630-1661127
7Louis XIV and Colbert 1660-1685215
8The Decline of Louis XIV 1685-1705241
Notes275
Bibliography300
Index308
Photographic Credits320

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