Art & Architecture: Florence

Art & Architecture: Florence

by Rolf C. Wirtz
     
 

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From the 13th to the 16th century, Florence was a seemingly endless source of creative masterpieces and Italian genius. The Italian Renaissance, Europe's richest cultural period, began there. Its chapels, galleries and museums are an inexhaustible treasure, capturing the complex, often elusive spirit of the Renaissance more fully than any other place in the world.

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From the 13th to the 16th century, Florence was a seemingly endless source of creative masterpieces and Italian genius. The Italian Renaissance, Europe's richest cultural period, began there. Its chapels, galleries and museums are an inexhaustible treasure, capturing the complex, often elusive spirit of the Renaissance more fully than any other place in the world. This volume will guide you through the museums, churches, squares and fountains that make this feast for the senses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783848003228
Publisher:
h.f.ullmann publishing
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Series:
Art & Architecture
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Art historian Rolf C. Wirtz lives and works in Cologne.

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