100 Best Paintings in Paris is an amalgam of commentary and tourist guide leading to a greater understanding and appreciation of the paintings chosen. The descriptions draw attention to fascinating details in each work and look at why, where or for what occasion they were painted.
A biographical chronology of each artist accompanies the essays as well as a sample listing of works by other contemporary painters.
From Enguerrand Quarton and Jan van Eyck to Jean Dubuffet and Gerhard Richter, 100 Best Paintings in Paris covers the complete spectrum of masterpieces in Paris’ unsurpassed galleries.
One of the primary reasons why tourists visit Paris is to experience the cultural richness which this great city offers and art galleries are high on the list of what most visitors want to see. This book contains descriptions of works displayed in Muse´e du Louvre, Muse´e d’Orsay, Muse´e de l’Orangerie, Muse´e Marmottan, Claude Monet, Muse´e Picasso, Muse´e d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Petit Palais, Muse´e des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Centre Pompidou, Muse´e National d’art Moderne, Muse´e Gustave Moreau, Muse´e Jacquemart-Andre´.
Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: The Armchair Traveller at the bookHaus (1 Nov. 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1907973133 ISBN-13: 978-1907973130