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Croatia: Aspects of Art, Architecture and Cultural Heritage

Croatia: Aspects of Art, Architecture and Cultural Heritage

by John Julius Norwich
     
 

This thoughtful collection of essays examines Croatia’s cultural and artistic history, from the Roman remains on the Adriatic coast through the Gothic splendor of the Dalmatian cities to the intensive Renaissance-era artistic exchange with Italy, and beyond. Timothy Clifford, Marcus Binney, Brian Sewell, and other leading British and American art historians

Overview

This thoughtful collection of essays examines Croatia’s cultural and artistic history, from the Roman remains on the Adriatic coast through the Gothic splendor of the Dalmatian cities to the intensive Renaissance-era artistic exchange with Italy, and beyond. Timothy Clifford, Marcus Binney, Brian Sewell, and other leading British and American art historians and scholars cover iconic monuments like Diocletian's palace at Split and the walled city of Dubrovnik alongside more unfamiliar treasures. Illustrated with more than 250 lush color photos, it presents a captivating portrait of this little-known country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780711229211
Publisher:
Lincoln, Frances Limited
Publication date:
11/24/2009
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
10.60(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

John Julius Norwich is the author of histories of Byzantium, Venice, and the Mediterranean. He has written and lectured on various aspects of world architecture and made a six-part television series for the BBC on the Antiquities of Turkey.

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