Item Detail

Item Number 6701
Title Art Treasures Of The Louvre
Author Huyghe, Rene (Translated and adapted from the French)
Condition VG/VG+
Publisher Harry N. Abrams
Place Published New York
Date Published 1960
Edition
Binding Hardcover
Notes The book is straight and tight with a slight amount of rubbing of lower edge from shelving and the upper spine end bumped. The pages are tight and clean with 116 plates, 68 in full color. The previous owner's name is written on the front pastedown and there is a little bit of soil on the page edges. The unclipped dust jacket is clean and bright. The spine is somewhat sunned, there is a tiny hole at the back fold and there is light wear at the spine ends. The text is adapted from the French of Rene Huyghe and there is a brief history of the Louvre by Milton S. Fox. In addition to M. Huyghe's text, each painting has a separate commentary as the text chronicles the growth of The Louvre. ; 13 x 11 inches; 211 pages
LoC or ISBN 608496
Keyword(s) Rene Huyghe,Non-fiction,Art,Artists,The Louvre,Art Museums,France,Painters,Paintings
Category(ies) Art Photography Poetry Music Drama,History Travel Exploration Places
Price $45.00