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The Louvre: All the Paintings and The Hermitage Collections Book Set

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By Vincent Pomarde

The Louvre: All the Paintings The Louvre is the world's most visited art museum, with 8.5 million visitors annually, and houses the most celebrated and important paintings of all time. For the first time ever, Louvre: All the Paintings collects all 3,022 paintings currently on display in the permanent collection in one beautifully curated volume. Organized and divided into the four main painting collections of the museumthe Italian, Northern, Spanish, and the French schoolsthe paintings are presented chronologically by artist's years of birth. Four hundred of the most iconic and significant paintings are illuminated with discussions by art historians Anja Grebe and Vincent Pomarde on the key attributes of work, what to look for when viewing the painting, the artist's inspirations and techniques, biographical information on the artist, the artist's impact on the history of art, and more.

All 3,022 paintings are fully annotated with the name of the painting and artist, the date of the work, the birth and death dates of the artist, the medium that was used, the size of the painting, the Louvre catalogue number, and the room in the Louvre in which the painting is found.

The DVD-ROM is easily browsable by artist, date, school, art historical genre, and location in the Louvre. This last feature allows readers to tour the Louvre and its contents room by room, as if they were actually walking through the building.

DVD-ROM system requirements: DVD-ROM runs on a PC (Windows 2000/XP or later) and MAC (OSX 10.4.8 or later) running the following browser Internet Explorer 7 or 8; Firefox 3.6 and above; Safari 5.0 and above.

740 pages, 2,954 full-color illustrations throughout. 10 1/2'' x 10 1/2''. Hardcover with slipcase.

By Oleg Yakovlevich Neverov and Dmitry Pavlovich Alexinsky, foreword by Dr. Boris Piotrovsky

The Hermitage Collections

This is the definitive publication celebrating the collections of the Hermitage Museum. For nearly 250 years, the State Hermitage has been one of Europes most palatial museums. It encompasses more than three million works of art and artifacts displayed within a spectacular architectural ensemble, the heart of which is the famed Winter Palace. The two volumes of The Hermitage Collections capture the masterpieces and discuss the history that make this world-famous institution a cultural destination and a global treasure. Many of its rarely reproduced works are included in these two volumes, such as Michelangelos Crouching Boy, Leonardo da Vincis Madonna with a Flower (The Benois Madonna), and Titians Saint Sebastian. The Hermitage collections were developed beginning in 1764 by Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. Today, the Hermitage constitutes one of the great art museums of the world.

640 pages, 600 full- color illustrations. Two-volume set. 9 5/8'' x 13''. Hardcover with slipcase; clothbound with jacket.

  • The Louvre: All the Paintings has 740 pages; The Hermitage Collections has 640 pages
  • The Louvre: All the Paintings has 2,954 illustrations; The Hermitage Collections has 600 color illustrations
  • The Hermitage Collections: 9 5/8'' x 13''The Louvre: All the Paintings: 10 1/2'' x 10 1/2''
  • Hardcover

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Description

By Vincent Pomarde

The Louvre: All the Paintings The Louvre is the world's most visited art museum, with 8.5 million visitors annually, and houses the most celebrated and important paintings of all time. For the first time ever, Louvre: All the Paintings collects all 3,022 paintings currently on display in the permanent collection in one beautifully curated volume. Organized and divided into the four main painting collections of the museumthe Italian, Northern, Spanish, and the French schoolsthe paintings are presented chronologically by artist's years of birth. Four hundred of the most iconic and significant paintings are illuminated with discussions by art historians Anja Grebe and Vincent Pomarde on the key attributes of work, what to look for when viewing the painting, the artist's inspirations and techniques, biographical information on the artist, the artist's impact on the history of art, and more.

All 3,022 paintings are fully annotated with the name of the painting and artist, the date of the work, the birth and death dates of the artist, the medium that was used, the size of the painting, the Louvre catalogue number, and the room in the Louvre in which the painting is found.

The DVD-ROM is easily browsable by artist, date, school, art historical genre, and location in the Louvre. This last feature allows readers to tour the Louvre and its contents room by room, as if they were actually walking through the building.

DVD-ROM system requirements: DVD-ROM runs on a PC (Windows 2000/XP or later) and MAC (OSX 10.4.8 or later) running the following browser Internet Explorer 7 or 8; Firefox 3.6 and above; Safari 5.0 and above.

740 pages, 2,954 full-color illustrations throughout. 10 1/2'' x 10 1/2''. Hardcover with slipcase.

By Oleg Yakovlevich Neverov and Dmitry Pavlovich Alexinsky, foreword by Dr. Boris Piotrovsky

The Hermitage Collections

This is the definitive publication celebrating the collections of the Hermitage Museum. For nearly 250 years, the State Hermitage has been one of Europes most palatial museums. It encompasses more than three million works of art and artifacts displayed within a spectacular architectural ensemble, the heart of which is the famed Winter Palace. The two volumes of The Hermitage Collections capture the masterpieces and discuss the history that make this world-famous institution a cultural destination and a global treasure. Many of its rarely reproduced works are included in these two volumes, such as Michelangelos Crouching Boy, Leonardo da Vincis Madonna with a Flower (The Benois Madonna), and Titians Saint Sebastian. The Hermitage collections were developed beginning in 1764 by Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. Today, the Hermitage constitutes one of the great art museums of the world.

640 pages, 600 full- color illustrations. Two-volume set. 9 5/8'' x 13''. Hardcover with slipcase; clothbound with jacket.





  • The Louvre: All the Paintings has 740 pages; The Hermitage Collections has 640 pages
  • The Louvre: All the Paintings has 2,954 illustrations; The Hermitage Collections has 600 color illustrations
  • The Hermitage Collections: 9 5/8'' x 13''The Louvre: All the Paintings: 10 1/2'' x 10 1/2''
  • Hardcover


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