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20%OFFCarole Paul - The First Modern Museums of Art - The Birth of an Institution in 18th- and Early - 19th Century Europe - 9781606061206 - V9781606061206
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The First Modern Museums of Art - The Birth of an Institution in 18th- and Early - 19th Century Europe

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Description for The First Modern Museums of Art - The Birth of an Institution in 18th- and Early - 19th Century Europe Hardback. In the 18th and early 19th centuries first modern, public museums of art appeared throughout Europe, setting a standard for nature of such institutions that has made its influence felt to present day. This book includes chapters on fifteen of the earliest major examples, from Capitoline Museum in Rome, opened in 1734, to Alte Pinakothek in Munich. Num Pages: 368 pages, 65 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; AGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 260 x 189 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1340.
It is a comelling account of the origins of the world's most important museums. In the 18th and early 19th centuries the first modern, public museums of art appeared throughout Europe, setting a standard for the nature of such institutions that has made its influence felt to the present day. Although the emergence of these museums was an international development, their shared history has not been systematically explored until now. Taking up that project, this volume includes chapters on fifteen of the earliest major examples, from the Capitoline Museum in Rome, opened in 1734, to the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Getty Trust Publications United States
Number of pages
368
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Weight
1340g
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, United States
ISBN
9781606061206
SKU
V9781606061206
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About Carole Paul
Carole Paul is a scholar of 17th and 18th-century art in Italy.

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