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Art in the Vatican

Leonard von Matt

Art in the Vatican

by Leonard von Matt

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Published by Longmans, Stringa in London, Genova .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vatican Palace (Vatican City),
  • Art -- Vatican City.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeonard von Mott ; commentary by Dieter von Balthasar.
    SeriesCollection Roma
    ContributionsBalthasar, Dieter von.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi p. [24] leaves of plates. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18258079M

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      The Vatican Museums and Scripta Maneant, the Italian art and design publisher, who have been quietly at work digitizing every inch of the Sistine Chapel for the last five years, unveiled the fruit. Generously illustrated and complete with a useful chronology, High Renaissance Art in St. Peter’s and the Vatican is a valuable reference for any traveler to Rome or lover of Italian art who has yearned for a single-volume work more informative and stimulating than ordinary guidebooks. At the same time, Hersey’s many anecdotes and.

    About this Item: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, Vatican City, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Vatican City: Musei Vaticani, 1st edition, F/F/(slipocase)F. Book, dust jacket and slipcase have very little wear. Hundreds of color photos (all since the recent restoration) with three fold-out sections. The Vatican Museums have only a small section dedicated to modern artists like Giorgio de Chirico and Henri Matisse, and contemporary spiritual art is obviously absent from dioceses across the : Barbie Nadeau.


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