The Treasures of Venice: The Rizzoli Art Guide

The Treasures of Venice: The Rizzoli Art Guide by Stefano Maggi, Cristina Troso

Title: The Treasures of Venice: The Rizzoli Art Guide
Author: Stefano Maggi, Cristina Troso
ISBN10: 0847826309
ISBN13: 978-0847826308
Publisher: Rizzoli; 1st edition (July 23, 2004)
Language: English
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Size PDF: 1359 kb
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Rating: 5.0/5
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Pages: 632 pages
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The Treasures of Venice: The Rizzoli Art Guide by Stefano Maggi, Cristina Troso


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The Treasures of Venice will guide you through one of the most beguiling, historic, and architecturally rich cities in the world. Its exquisite and detailed images and accompanying text are the perfect companion on long walks through Saint Marks Square, the Doge's Palace, and along the Grand Canal. The guide includes nottobemissed highlights from the major art collections and from Venice's many churches. With more than 300 photographs and illustrations, and captions that carefully and intelligently describe each of the objects depicted, this guide is a perfect companion. The many detailed maps and itineraries help you stay on track in a city whose winding streets and canals invite exploration on foot. In addition, comprehensive explanations of Venetian history and culture give visitors the right tools to truly understand the beauty of this remarkable city.