Florence

The Paintings & Frescoes, 1250-1743

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By Ross King

By Anja Grebe

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A magnificent, never-before-published collection of every painting and fresco on display in the Uffizi, the Galleria Palatina of the Pitti Palace, the Accademia, and the Duomo, and more — nearly 2,000 works of art — all presented in a practical and elegant paperback format.
 
The city of Florence is home to dozens of museums and palaces that contain many of the world’s most renowned works of art. Florence: The Paintings & Frescoes is a rich and magnificent collection of thousands of paintings and frescoes that are visited by millions of travelers every year including the art of Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Ghirlandaio, Correggio, Botticelli, Caravaggio, Titian, Rembrandt, van Dyck, El Greco, and hundreds more.
 
Explore the history of art in Florence through seven essays by Ross King, bestselling author of Brunelleschi's Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, which connect how the paintings, politics, and every-day lives of Florentines influenced one another. Art historian Anja Grebe, author of The Louvre and The Vatican, also highlights 250 of the most iconic and significant paintings and frescoes in the historic city with details on the attributes of the works, biographical details of the artists, and more. 

This spectacular collection of nearly 2,000 paintings and frescoes is a must-have for any art lover, student, or arm-chair traveler.  
 

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On Sale
Mar 31, 2020
Page Count
708 pages
ISBN-13
9780762470631

Ross King

About the Author

Ross King is the bestselling author of books on Italian, French and Canadian art and history. Among his books are Brunelleschi’s Dome, Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling, and Leonardo and The Last Supper. King also serves on the council of Academic Advisors for Friends of Florence, a fundraising charity that ensures the survival of Florence’s art and architectural treasures. When not traveling for work or pleasure, he lives in the historic town of Woodstock, near Oxford, with his wife Melanie.

Anja Grebe teaches art history at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany. She has taken part in numerous international research projects and exhibitions and has published extensively on medieval and modern art history. Grebe is also the author of The Vatican: All the Paintings. She lives in Erlangen, Germany.

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Anja Grebe

About the Author

Anja Grebe teaches art history at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany. She has taken part in numerous international research projects and exhibitions and has published extensively on medieval and modern art history. Grebe is also the author of The Vatican: All the Paintings. She lives in Erlangen, Germany.

Erich Lessing was an Austrian photographer who documented the culture and fine arts of Europe and the Near East for more than fifty years. He created the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archive, which is an extensive image library featuring over 40,000 high resolution images from over 500 museums and private collections throughout the world. His work has been featured globally and produced around sixty books. In 2013 he donated 60,000 images to the archives of the Austrian National Library. Lessing died in August 2018.

Vincent Pomarede is a heritage curator and was the director of the Department of Paintings of the Louvre Museum from 2003 to 2014. Currently, he is the deputy general director of the museum.
 

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