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The Louvre by Pierre Quoniam

The Louvre (1983)

by Pierre Quoniam

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Essentially, a small souvenir book of the museum's entire art collection. Brief overview of the entire collection with small color and b/w photos. Artwork includes the Mona Lisa (Leonardo), Venus of Milo, The Ship of Fools (Bosch), Rembrandt's self portrait, Michelangelo's Dying Slave, the Code of Hammurabi, Holbein's Portrait of Erasmus, Cupid and Psyche (Canova), Liberty Guiding the People (Delacroix), Coronation of the Virgin (Fra Angelico), Giotto's predella of St Francis. One of the greatest museums in the world. ( )
  sacredheart25 | Jun 3, 2010 |
boring writing, bad translation, not much writing about the pictures ( )
  mahallett | May 12, 2010 |
Louvre guidebook--not sure how i came about this since i've never been to France. ( )
  rampaginglibrarian | Jul 9, 2006 |
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This program takes us on a guided tour of the new Grand Louvre in its totality. We enter places which have never seen before by the public, including the immense sculpture courts, the new installation of Taureaux of Khorsabad, the gilded apartments of the Duke de Morny, the ancient offices of the Finance Minister, and the round galley of the Seasons of Poussin.… (more)

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