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By Stefano Zuffi

This huge and extravagant booklet, full of full-color reproductions, surveys approximately centuries of ecu portray, from the interval following the shut of the Italian Renaissance to the sunrise of the trendy period. Masterpieces by way of a hundred of Europes most vital 17th- and eighteenth-century painters are proven and defined in those pages. Artists contain Caravaggio, Tiepolo, and Canaletto from Italy Breugel, Hals, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Vermeer from one of the Dutch and Flemish masters El Greco and Velasquez from Spain Reynolds, Hogarth, and Gainsborough from England Watteau and Fragonard from France, and lots of extra. Illustrations express devoted reproductions of work from museums worldwide, representing the complete spectrum of eu Baroque portray. here's a awesome quantity for vacation present giving, and a good addition to each artwork fans domestic library. 500 full-color reproductions of significant works of art.

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