Muse d'Orsay: History, Architecture, Collections

By: NAVE, Alain

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A history of and guide to the artworks on display at Paris's Muse d'Orsay. Once an ornate train station, the site was converted into an art museum in 1986. Situated on the left bank of the Seine, the museum is noted for its collection of fine impressionist paintings by the likes of Monet, Degas, Renoir, Czanne and many others. Also exhibited are sculptures, photographs and orate furniture. The art is displayed on numerous full-color plates with accompanying text by Alain Nave, rendered into English by Ellie Rea. --- In blue linen-finish paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling. Volume wrapped in jacket with wrap-around reproduction of Monet's "Poppies near Argenteuil," which is on display at the museum. --- An excellent copy, bright, tightly-bound bound and lacking apparent damages. Unpriced, unclipped jacket also in great shape.; Quarto - 11 to 13 in. tall; 142 pages

Title: Muse d'Orsay: History, Architecture, Collections

Author Name: NAVE, Alain

Categories: >>Art & Architecture,

Publisher: Paris, Vilo / Adam Biro: 1999

ISBN Number: 2876602776

ISBN Number 13: 9782876602779

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 84532