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Step into the innovative lives of the impressionists with Art + Paris, the main accomplished guidebook to impressionism for the armchair visitor, fans of Paris, and educators alike. Illustrated with hundreds of thousands of gorgeous full-color photographs and maps, this distinctive consultant combines an advent to past due 19th-century artwork historical past with reproductions of recognized impressionist masterpieces, strolling excursions, and specified listings of the city’s art-related websites. It presents an entire heritage path on impressionism, with complete biographies and fascinating essays concerning the circulation; listings for one hundred fifty must-see impressionist work in Paris with the tales at the back of the artwork; easy-to-follow excursions of the place the artists lived and located notion; and an extended-travel trip throughout the French nation-state, exploring Normandy and the old fashioned Paris suburbs.
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Among the best examples of Gothic architecture are the impressive Stephansdom (St Stephen’s Cathedral) in Vienna, the Franciscan church in Salzburg (see p220), and the four-nave parish church in Schwaz (see pp244–5), in Tyrol. The most famous lateGothic (1481) winged altar, an outstanding work by the Tyrolean artist Michael Pacher, is found in St Wolfgang (see p205), in the Salzkammergut. Many churches feature original Gothic sculptures. Rudolf I The first Habsburg king of Germany, having defeated Bohemian King Ottokar II in 1276, seized Austria, Carinthia and Styria.
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