Flowers in the Louvre / Michel Lis, Béatrice Vingtrinier ; [translated from the French by David Radzinowicz]

Featuring floral-inspired works from the Louvre collection, this book offers a novel perspective on the world's most visited museum. From the noble iris to the humble bloom-filled meadow, flowers are a natural subject for artists, whether painted in nature or carefully arranged in the studio. T...

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Main Author: Lis, Michel
Corporate Author: Musée du Louvre
Other Authors: Vingtrinier, Béatrice
Other title:Fleurs. English
Format: Book
Language:English
French
Published: Paris : Flammarion : Musée du Louvre, 2009.
Edition:English-language ed.
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Summary:Featuring floral-inspired works from the Louvre collection, this book offers a novel perspective on the world's most visited museum. From the noble iris to the humble bloom-filled meadow, flowers are a natural subject for artists, whether painted in nature or carefully arranged in the studio. This book is a colorful promenade through the flower-strewn collection of the Louvre, which includes masterpieces such as Archimboldo's Spring and Durer's Flower. Selected works, encompassing a variety of art forms from paintings and sculpture to tapestries and furniture, demonstrate the continued significance of flowers in art from the ancient Persians to the European masters.
Physical Description:79 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
ISBN:9782081228207 (hbk)
2081228203 (hbk)
9782350312446
2350312445