Paris, City of Art

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Harry N. Abrams, Oct 28, 2003 - Art - 708 pages
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This book illustrates every stage in Paris’s distinguished history in the arts - from its early beginnings as a Roman city to its evolution into the most fashionable city in the world. 'Paris - City of Art' allows the reader to experience the city’s myriad cultural treasures - the soaring cathedral of Notre Dame with its stained-glass decoration; the Louvre, once a sumptuous royal residence and now one of the most important museums in the world; and modern paintings, such as the work of Eduoard Manet, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.

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The city of Paris, with its proud history, magnificent architecture, and incredible works of art, is the subject of this enormous volume. P rouse de Montclos (History of French Architecture ... Read full review

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