Love in the Louvre

Love in the Louvre

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Love in the Louvre celebrates the many faces of love via works from the Louvre collection. This book presents the universal and multifaceted theme of love as depicted in art from m a ny different cultures and eras. Such wo rks abound in the Louvre's diverse collection, ranging from classical examples such as Nicostratos' sculpture Couple on their Wedding Night to more modern wo rks such as Fragonard's The Lock. The selected works also present a variety of scenes ranging from the first seeds of romance to sensual and passionate intrigues. This beautiful volume is packed with works from m a ny of the Louvre's departments. Each painting or sculpture is shown in its entirety and in detail, focusing on the elements pertaining to the theme of love. Art lovers will see the wo rks in a new way and the romantically-inclined will be equally enchanted.


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Author(s)
Jean-Claude Bologne, Elisa du Halleux
Format
Hardback | 80 pages
Dimensions
190 x 190 x 12.95mm | 400g
Publication date
13 Jan 2009
Publisher
Editions Flammarion
Imprint
FLAMMARION
Publication City/Country
Paris, France
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrated in colour throughout
ISBN10
2080300776
ISBN13
9782080300775
Bestsellers rank
2,959,221