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Musée du Louvre

Works: 7,994 works in 13,454 publications in 9 languages and 130,782 library holdings
Genres: History  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Internet videos  Drama  Biography 
Roles: Other, Editor, his, isb, Organizer of meeting, Publisher, 475, Producer, sht, Collector, Owner, Contributor, Redactor, Collaborator, Publishing director, Illustrator, 205
Classifications: N2030, 708.436
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Paintings in the Louvre by Lawrence Gowing( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features color reproductions of eight hundred of the most important paintings in the Louvre, and includes 115 short essays that explain various aspects of the Paris museum's holdings
The Louvre : all the paintings by Anja Grebe( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive collection catalog of the paintings collection of the Louvre. Each entry includes artist's name, painting name, date, size, material, location in the museum, and the Louvre inventory number. The DVD-ROM includes all paintings in the book and is browsable by artist, collection, or location. The advanced search feature allows searching by title, date, material, location, and more
Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese : rivals in Renaissance Venice by Frederick Ilchman( Book )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For nearly four decades in the sixteenth century, the careers of Renaissance Venice's three greatest painters - Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese - overlapped, encouraging mutual influences and bitter rivalries that changed the course of art history. Venice was then among Europe's richest cities, and its plentiful commissions fostered an exceptionally fertile and innovative climate. In this environment, the three artists - brilliant, ambitious, and fiercely competitive - vied with each other for primacy, deploying the new combination of oil on canvas, with its unique expressive possibilities, and such new approaches as a personal and identifiable signature touch. They also pioneered the use of easel painting, a newly portable format that allowed for unprecedented fame in their lifetimes. With more than 160 stunning examples by the three masters and their contemporaries, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese elucidates the technical and aesthetic innovations that helped define the "Venetian style"--Characterized by loose technique. rich coloring, and often sensual subject matter - as well as the social, political, and economic context in which it flourished. Essays range from examinations of new approaches to studies of such crucial institutions as state commissions and the private patronage system. Most of all, by concentrating on the lives and careers of Venice's three greatest painters, the volume presents a vibrant human portrait - one brimming with intense competition, one-upmanship, humor, and passion."--Jacket
Memoirs of the blind : the self-portrait and other ruins by Jacques Derrida( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of issues of vision, blindness, self-representation, and their relation to drawing, which offers detailed readings of a collection of images from the prints and drawings department of the Louvre. The works under consideration depict blindness--fictional, historical, and biblical
Treasures of the Louvre( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronological arrangement of the graphic and sculptural treasures of the Louvre present a pictorial record of man's artistic development and the parallel rise and decay of great civilizations. Primarily photographs with some text
Vermeer and the masters of genre painting : inspiration and rivalry by Adriaan E Waiboer( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A landmark exploration of the engaging network of relationships among genre painters of the Dutch Golden Age. The genre painting of the Dutch Golden Age between 1650 and 1675 ranks among the highest pinnacles of Western European art. The virtuosity of these works, as this book demonstrates, was achieved in part thanks to a vibrant artistic rivalry among numerous first-rate genre painters working in different cities across the Dutch Republic. They drew inspiration from each other's painting, and then tried to surpass each other in technical prowess and aesthetic appeal. The Delft master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) is now the most renowned of these painters of everyday life. Though he is frequently portrayed as an enigmatic figure who worked largely in isolation, the essays here reveal that Vermeer's subjects, compositions, and figure types in fact owe much to works by artists from other Dutch cities. Enlivened with 180 superb illustrations, Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting highlights the relationships - comparative and competitive - among Vermeer and his contemporaries, including Gerrit Dou, Gerard ter Borch, Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch, Gabriel Metsu, and Frans van Mieris"--
Rembrandt and the face of Jesus by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and explores the seven known oil sketches of Christ on oak panels by Rembrandt, along with over 60 paintings, drawings and prints by him and his pupils
Enamels of Limoges : 1100-1350( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasuries of France, and other sources. The works of Limoges were created for important ecclesiastical and royal patrons. The wealth of enameling preserved from the Treasury of the abbey of Grandmont, just outside Limoges, is due chiefly to the Plantagenet patronage of Henry II and his queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Enamels created during their reign resonate with the elegant style of the court, and the dramatic history of Henry's monarchy is evoked by such works as the
France in the golden age : seventeenth-century French paintings in American collections by Pierre Rosenberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermeer, beyond time by Guillaume Cottet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story explores the life and work of one of the most loved, influential, and well-known artists, Johannes Vermeer. Images from his paintings have become part of our collective imagination and are instantly recognizable. In the new feature documentary, French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Cottet adopts an imaginative and sensitive approach to his subject, focusing on not only his work, but also his family life, including his conversion to Catholicism
Francofonia by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in French and Russian and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the Louvre Museum and the relevant meditation on the essential relationship between art, culture, and history
Roman art from the Louvre by Cécile Giroire( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spanning the first century B.C. through the early fourth century A.D., the Louvre's world-class Roman art collection includes an enormous array of objects that reflect the rich history and culture of a magnificent civilization. Published to accompany a traveling exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Musee du Louvre, this book features an extraordinary selection of these works - from the most famous to some with new significance resulting from new information. Themes such as religion, urbanisim, war, imperial expansion, funerary practices, intellectual life, and family are vividly represented in mosaics, frescoes, bronze and terracotta statuettes, monumental sculptures, sarcophagi, reliefs, and glass and metal vessels." "Roman Art from the Louvre also documents the major restoration, process undertaken by the Louvre to revive the vibrancy of the works included in the exhibition. Through careful procedures of cleaning and repair, the reincarnation of the Louvre's collection transforms the contemporary view of early Roman public and private life, conveying a novel perspective and understanding of these ancient masterpieces."--Jacket
Desiderio da Settignano : sculptor of Renaissance Florence by Desiderio( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augustin Pajou : royal sculptor, 1730-1809 by James David Draper( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication is the first major study of the French Neoclassical sculptor Augustin Pajou (1730-1809) in almost a century, and it is the only work about him in English. Here the artist's work is discussed and illustrated in depth, and the artistic, courtly, and aristocratic circles in which he worked are considered in detail. This examination concentrates on the beginnings of Neoclassicism and explores the philosophical and scientific underpinnings of the Enlightenment, in which Pajou played an important part. This publication, which accompanies a major exhibition at the Musee du Louvre, Paris, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, presents to both the scholar and the general reader a great artist who has at last received his due. The volume is lavishly illustrated and contains a detailed chronology, a short history of the artist's critical reputation, an exhaustive bibliography, and a complete index
The infinity of lists by Umberto Eco( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on how the idea of catalogs has changed over the centuries and how, from one period to another, it has expressed the spirit of the times. Companion to the author's History of beauty and On ugliness
Egyptomania : Egypt in western art, 1730-1930 : [exhibition] Paris, Musée du Louvre, 20 January-18 April 1994 ; Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, 17 June-18 September 1994 ; Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, 16 October 1994-29 January 1995 by Jean-Marcel Humbert( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique phenomenon in the history of art, Egyptomania was born at the juncture of science and imagination. It draws its substance from scholarly knowledge about ancient Egypt, from the lore transmitted by travellers and writers, and from the repertory of myths and symbols thus generated
Valentin de Boulogne : beyond Caravaggio by Annick Lemoine( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following Caravaggio's death in 1610, the French artist Valentin de Boulogne (1591-1632) emerged as one of the great champions of naturalist painting. The eminent art historian Roberto Longhi honored him as "the most energetic and passionate of Caravaggio's naturalist followers ... With discussions of nearly fifty works, representing practically all of his painted oeuvre, Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio explores both the artist's superlative depictions of daily life and the tumultuous context in which they were produced ... Rich with incident and insight, and beautifully illustrated with Valentin's complex, suggestive paintings, Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio reveals a seminal artist, a practitioner of realism in the seventeenth century who prefigured the naturalistic modernism of Gustave Courbet and Edouard Manet two centuries later"--Jacket
Louvre: masterpieces of Italian painting by Musée du Louvre( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposition Nicolas Poussin : mai-juillet, 1960 by Musée du Louvre( Book )

20 editions published in 1960 in French and Multiple languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Paintings in the Louvre
The Louvre : all the paintingsTitian, Tintoretto, Veronese : rivals in Renaissance VeniceMemoirs of the blind : the self-portrait and other ruinsRembrandt and the face of JesusEnamels of Limoges : 1100-1350Roman art from the LouvreDesiderio da Settignano : sculptor of Renaissance FlorenceAugustin Pajou : royal sculptor, 1730-1809The infinity of lists
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