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The Paintings of the Vatican Museums

The Paintings of the Vatican Museums

By (author) Antonio Paolucci


  • This volume focuses on the paintings to be found in the Vatican Museums Collection - including The Sistine Chapel
  • Text in English and Italian
Full Description
The Vatican Museums is one of the most important museum complexes in the world, housing incredible masterpieces from the Egyptian Age to the late Renaissance. The Vatican Museums hold a treasure trove of art and history, as well as an inestimable patrimony of our culture and our civilisation. This volume focuses on the paintings to be found in the collection – including The Sistine Chapel. Contents: Introduction, Picture Gallery, Niccoline Chapel, Borgia Apartment, Raphael Room, Gallery of Maps, Sant Pius V’s Apartment, Sobieski Hall, Hall of the Immaculate Conception. Text in English and Italian.
About the Author
An Italian art historian, Antonio Paolucci is the Director of the Vatican Museums. He has been Minister for Cultural and Environmental Assets and Superintendent of the Museum Centre in Florence.
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Scripta Maneant
14th Mar 2019
USA & Canada
9.65 in x 11.73 in
380 Pages
271 color
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