For the first time ever, all 3,022 paintings in the world's most popular museum are gathered and presented in one stunning book.
The Louvre: All the Paintings is a beautifully curated,
The paintings are all superbly documented by author/photographer Erich Lessing, and each is fully annotated with the name of the painting, the artist, the artist's birth and death dates, the date of the work, the medium that was used, the size of the painting, the Louvre catalog number, and the room in the Louvre where the painting is displayed.
Art historians Vincent Pomarède and Anja Grebe provide commentary on 400 of the most iconic and significant paintings, analyzing their key attributes, suggesting what to look for when viewing them, and exploring the artist's inspirations and techniques.
The Louvre: All the Paintings is accompanied by a
Erich Lessing has been documenting culture and fine arts for more than 50 years. He is arguably today's leading independent photographer of the arts in the Western world.
Vincent Pomarède has been the General Curator and Director of the Painting Department at the Louvre since 2003.
Anja Grebe teaches art history at the University of
Author — Erich Lessing. Contributions by Vincent Pomarède and Anja Grebe.
Hardcover. 784 pages.
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