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Michelangelo : the Vatican frescoes

Author: Pierluigi De Vecchi; Gianluigi Colalucci
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press Pub., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This complete handbook reveals the secrets of the hieroglyphic writing of the Nile Valley, which provides a still-vivid snapshot of the gods, the people, and the everyday life of the Ancient Egyptians. Both literal and highly lyrical, hieroglyphics bring alive a distant world, with descriptions of the natural environment, the art, the society, the religious beliefs, and even the philosophical basis of a culture that
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Vecchi, Pierluigi.
Michelangelo.
New York : Abbeville Press Pub., ©1996
(OCoLC)676719566
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierluigi De Vecchi; Gianluigi Colalucci
ISBN: 0789201429 9780789201423 0789202328 9780789202321
OCLC Number: 35249504
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: Includes fold-out pages to reveal other illustrations.
Description: 271 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
Responsibility: Pierluigi De Vecchi ; with an essay on the restoration by Gianluigi Colalucci.
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Six hundred of the figures used in classic Egyptian "sacred text" are here presented with explanations, tracing the origin and meaning of each sign.  Read more...

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