The Prague Vedute Changes In Views Of The City (1493-1908)

By: Kropacek, Jiri

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Book Condition: Fine

Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers are in bright red leather in perfect condition, having sharp corners. Exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 175 pages with a great many large and full page illustrations throughout. Contents include Prague as a subject of treatment for artists, Curiosity of the Renaissance period, The city as the drama of life: the Baroque, Sobriety in the Neo-Classical period, The Empire style, Romanticism, and Realism, The end of the traditional veduta and a new view of the city. Map and pictorial endpapers. Books was conceived as a pictorial biography of the city over the course of five centuries.

Title: The Prague Vedute Changes In Views Of The City (1493-1908)

Author: Kropacek, Jiri

Categories: Art, European History,

Publisher: Prague, CZ, Aventinum: 1996

ISBN Number: 8071518042

ISBN Number 13: 9788071518044

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 138593

Keywords: Prague Sketches, Historical Paintings, Engravings, Vistas, J.M.W. Turner, Panoramas, Prague Castlebohemia, Antonin Slavicek, Promonstratensian Order, strahov,