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Florence

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Florence

The Paintings & Frescoes, 1250-1743

By Ross King; Anja Grebe

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Hardcover, 9781631910012, 696pp.

Publication Date: October 20, 2015

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Description
"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER
This is the most comprehensive book on the paintings and frescoes of Florence ever undertaken, with nearly 2,000 beautifully reproduced artworks from the city's great museums and churches-produced in the same manner as BD&L's "The Louvre" and "The Vatican."
Every painted work that is on display in the Uffizi Gallery, The Pitti Palace, the Accademia, and the Duomo is included in the book, plus many or most of the works from 28 of the city's other magnificent museums and churches. The research and text are by Ross King (best-selling author), Anja Grebe (author or "The Louvre" and "The Vatican"), Cristina Acidini (former Superintendent of the public museums of Florence) and Msgr. Timothy Verdon (Director of the artworks for the Archdiocese of Florence).


About the Author
Ross King is the author of the bestselling" Brunelleschi's Dome" and "Michelangelo & the Pope's Ceiling," as well as the novels "Ex-Libris" and "Domino." He lives in England, near Oxford. Anja Grebe teaches art history at the University of Erlangen- Nuremberg/Germany. She is taking part in numerous international research projects and exhibitions and has published extensively on medieval and modern art history. Grebe is the author of "The Louvre: All the Paintings" and "The Vatican: All the Paintings." She lives in Erlangen, Germany.
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