THE VATICAN COLLECTIONS: THE PAPACY AND ART


First Edition. Official Publication authorized by the Vatican Museums. Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped Papal medallion on cover, gray endpapers. 255, (1) p-p. Profusely illustrated with 272 illustrations, including 161 color plates. Includes Message by Pope John Paul II and a foreword by Philippe de Montebello, James N. Wood and Ian McKibbin White; a map of Vatican City, a complete list of pontiffs and extensive bibliographies. This volume was published to accompany a major exhibition held in New York, San Francisco and Chicago from February 1983 to February 1984. The chapters include: Map of Vatican City State; The Vatican Museums; Old Saint Peter's; The Fabbrica of Saint Peter's; The Apostolic Palaces; The Belvedere; The Treasury of Saint Peter's; New Saint Peter's and Baroque Rome; The Library Museums; Museo Pio-Clementino; Pinacoteca; Museo Gregoriano Egizio; Museo Gregoriano Etrusco; The Collections of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the 19th and 20th Centuries; Museo Pio Cristiano; Pontificio Museo Missionario-Etnologico; and Collezione D'Arte Religiosa Moderna. This is an excellent copy with a former owner's name neatly stamped on the ffep, else as new. The dust jacket shows only the slightest shelf-wear at the head of the spine, else as new. FINE/FINE.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: THE VATICAN COLLECTIONS: THE PAPACY AND ART

Author Name: Pope John Paul II; Phillippe De Montebello9; James N. Wood; Ian McKibbin White, et al.

Categories: Sold, Collections: Museums,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harry N. Abrams: 1982

ISBN Number: 0810917106

ISBN Number 13: 9780810917101

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 5587

Keywords: Christian Art Symbolism Religious Catholic Popes Catholic Church Renaissance