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The Louvre: All the Paintings

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The Louvre: All the Paintings is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 8.
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By Vincent Pomarède, photography by Erich Lessing, annotations by Anja Grebe

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 museum—the Italian, Northern, Spanish, and the French schools—the 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 Pomarède 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.

By Vincent Pomarède, photography by Erich Lessing, annotations by Anja Grebe

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 museum—the Italian, Northern, Spanish, and the French schools—the 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 Pomarède on the key attributes of work, what to look for...See More

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  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
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  • Pages: 784
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dimensions: 11'' x 11''
  • ISBN: 9781579128869
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from We were pleased with this beautiful high quality publication. We recently spent a couple of weeks in Paris focused on the Louvre. It is wonderful to have a book that contains all the paintings. We were really surprised to find a major work, "The Raft of the Medusa" attributed to Delacroix in the introduction to French painting. How did that get by the proofread. Still, we are impressed with the overwhelming beauty of this book!
Date published: 2015-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful, absorbing This book, presented in its own outer box, is very heavy and very beautiful. The reproductions are gorgeous. 
Date published: 2014-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Cffee Table Book I bought this as a gift for a special couple who love the Arts. Not quite a trip to Paris but a good second.
Date published: 2016-01-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful coffee table book - Excellent thorough addition to my collection of art books.
Date published: 2015-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb I have always wanted a comprehensive book about the Louvre. This is it
Date published: 2014-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice to see the pics again. It will be a gift to my grandson.
Date published: 2014-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful book
Date published: 2014-04-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful book, but DVD doesn't play on a player.
Date published: 2014-04-24
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