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Court, Cloister, and City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe, 1450-1800

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The collapse of Communism in Central and Eastern Europe opened the doors to cultural treasures that for decades had been hidden, forgotten, or misinterpreted. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann looks at Central Europe as a cultural entity while chronicling more than three hundred years of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, ...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published December 22nd 1997 by University of Chicago Press
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Mieczyslaw Kasprzyk
It is not often that I read an art book from cover to cover. I tend to use them more as reference books which I dip into - over the years I will have read there right through, some sections more than once, others less thoroughly as I scan them, looking for something specific. Art books can be quite tedious with their inevitable lists of artists, works, architects and buildings with brief descriptions... almost monotonous.
This book is one of those rare exceptions that is not only informative and
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