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The Louvre

All the Paintings

The Louvre( )
Commentaries by: Pomarède, Vincent
Photographer: Lessing, Erich
Contribution by: Grebe, Anja
Preface by: Loyrette, Henri
Henri, Loyrette
Publication Date:Nov 2011
Publisher:Hachette Books
Imprint:Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

An historic publishing event! Endorsed by the Louvre and for the first time ever, every painting from the world's most popular museum is available in one stunning book. All 3,022 paintings on display in the permanent painting collection of the Louvre are presented in full color in this striking, slipcased book. Comes with an enclosed, supportive DVD-ROM.The Louvre is the world's most visited art museum, with 8.5 million visitors annually, and houses the most celebrated and important...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.881 x 10.92 x 2.496 Inches
Book Weight:9.7 Pounds
Author Biography
(Commentaries by)
Erich Lessing was born to Jewish parents in Vienna, Austria on July 13, 1923. He fled the Nazi annexation of Austria as a teenager in 1939 to Palestine. He studied radio engineering at a technical college and served in Britain's Sixth Airborne Division as a photographer and pilot. He returned to Austria in 1947. He was hired by Magnum Photos as a freelancer in 1951. He joined the agency full time in 1955 and became a part-time contributor in 1979. His photographs were included in The Louvre: All the Paintings. He died on August 29, 2018 at the age of 95.


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