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Description - Madrid and the Prado by Barbara Borngasser

The Prado is without doubt for Madrid what the Louvre is for Paris and the Uffizi for Florence. A guidebook through this museum with a knowledgeable commentary is therefore essential for really getting to know Madrid. However, this richly illustrated book not only portrays the city and its art in a dynamic relationship, it also relates a long and checkered history from its beginnings and its charms as a residence, to the Civil War and modern times expressed in countless churches, buildings, and squares. With this competent and visually discerning book, simply browsing through its pages becomes a culturally pleasant stroll through Madrid's streets. SELLING POINTS: Madrid reflected in its architecture, art, and history Detailed information on the art in the Prado Further important museums and buildings Up-to-date accompanying texts written by experts Numerous excurses and illustrations Glossary with the most important specialist terms High-quality photographs Colour photographs 700 colour

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783848008599
ISBN-10: 3848008599
Format: Paperback / softback
(254mm x 216mm x 0mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Ullmann Publishing
Publisher: Ullmann Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2015
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Barbara Borngasser

Dr. Barbara Borngasser studied art history, Romance philology, archaeology and communication in Berlin, Florence and Salamanca. She lives and works in Dresden."

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