TUSCANY: Art and Architecture


TUSCANY: Art and Architecture

ANNE MUELLER VON DER.HAEGEN    Book Number: 90993    Product format: Paperback

Home to Giotto, Botticelli and Michelangelo, Tuscany brings to mind Palio and Puccini, not to mention exquisite wines and a vigorous modern cultural life. Featuring 600 full colour illustrations and town plans, this heavyweight square softback provides in a nutshell the cultural and artistic landscape of Tuscany. There are city maps of Massa, Carrara, Lucca with its mighty trees, paintings and bubbling water, Pistoia in a coloured robe of marble, Prato, the Middle Ages city republic and the Haute Bourgeoisie, Florence, monasteries in the Tuscan uplands, Arezzo and a celebration of the humanist Petrarch, Cortona, Siena, Montepulciano, San Gimignano, Grosseto and the Etruscan cult of the dead, Livorno and Tuscan festivals and celebrations, Pisa and its famous Leaning Tower, Galileo's proofs, Volterra and its alabaster, views of grand piazzas, tree-lined avenues, beautiful seascapes and landscapes with cypress trees. Tuscany still impresses visitors with its delightful landscape and wealth of cultural treasures like churches, monasteries and palaces dominating the heart of its historic cities. With useful glossary and index of people, 626pp in colourful paperback.
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ISBN 9783848003211
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Brilliant!
from Helen Musson on 16/05/2022
Brilliant!