Art, Architecture and Landscape: Provence

Art, Architecture and Landscape: Provence

by Rolf Toman, Rolf Toman
     
 
With its 3000-year history and the Mediterranean charm of its diverse landscape, Provence ranks as one of the most impressive cultural regions in Europe. The great, ancient sites, rich Roman architecture and sculpture, the artistic flair of the seat of the papacy, Avignon as well as the discovery of Provencal light by Cézanne and other painters in the 1900s,

Overview

With its 3000-year history and the Mediterranean charm of its diverse landscape, Provence ranks as one of the most impressive cultural regions in Europe. The great, ancient sites, rich Roman architecture and sculpture, the artistic flair of the seat of the papacy, Avignon as well as the discovery of Provencal light by Cézanne and other painters in the 1900s, the Camargue, the Côte d'Azur, the mountainous areas of Vaucluse and Lubéron - this volume presents the nature and artistic beauty of this region in its historical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783829027144
Publisher:
Konemann
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
11.03(w) x 12.54(h) x 1.25(d)

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