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Titian : nymph and shepherd

Author: Katya Berger Andreadakis; Andrea P A Belloli; John Berger
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©1996.
Series: Pegasus library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Titian: Nymph and Shepherd is presented as a series of stimulating letters exchanged between the internationally renowned author and art critic John Berger and his daughter, Katya." "This correspondence is the extraordinary vehicle for a series of insights into the everyday life and the art of the great Venetian master, following an uncanny incident at the great exhibition of his work staged in Venice in 1990."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berger Andreadakis, Katya.
Titian.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©1996
(OCoLC)605376360
Named Person: Titian; Titian; Tiziano Vecellio; Titien; Tiziano Vecellio; Titian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katya Berger Andreadakis; Andrea P A Belloli; John Berger
ISBN: 3791316729 9783791316727 3791316508 9783791316505
OCLC Number: 34913953
Notes: "Pegasus library"--Jacket.
Description: 117 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface / John Berger, Katya Berge Andreadakis --
Thoughts about Titian --
A short chronology of a long life --
List of illustrations.
Series Title: Pegasus library.
Other Titles: Pegasus library.
Responsibility: Katya Berger Andreadakis and John Berger ; [editor, Andrea P.A. Belloli].

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This is a series of letters exchanged between John Berger and his daughter Katya. The book offers insight into the life of the great Venetian master, Titian, whom Katya was convinced she met as a  Read more...

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