This large-format edition of Abbeville's popular Tiny Folio, highlights masterpieces as chosen by the director of the world's most famous museum. Two hundred years ago, the doors of the Louvre opened to the public for the very first time. The palace of the French kings had been transformed into a museum that today stretches over an enormous architectural ensemble right in the heart of Paris. The royal collections first assembled by Francis I in the sixteenth century were later transferred to the Louvre palace, and this ...

Treasures of the Louvre 1994, Artabras Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780896600379

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