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The Louvre

All the Paintings

The Louvre( )
Author: 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:

A historic publishing event! For the first time ever, all 3,022 paintings from the world's most popular museum are collected into a striking, slipcased book and DVD-ROM set. From the Da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Vermeer's The Lacemaker, the the Louvre houses many of the most celebrated and important paintings of all time. The Louvre: All the Paintings allows you to view every painting currently on display in the permanent collection...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.959 x 11.037 x 2.535 Inches
Book Weight:9.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Pomarède, Vincent (Author)
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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