The dead of Paris, before the French Revolution, were most often consigned to mass graveyards that contemporaries described as terrible and terrifying, emitting "putrid miasmas" that were a threat to both health and dignity. In a book that is at once wonderfully macabre and exceptionally informative
ISBN10 : 9781501715617 , ISBN13 : 1501715615
Page Number : 228
Designed primarily for art historians, art students and photographers this guide will help you locate and identify 1,560 works of art in one of the most beautiful outdoor museums in Paris: Pere-Lachaise Cemetery."
ISBN10 : 1539492516 , ISBN13 : 9781539492511
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ISBN10 : 9780691191546 , ISBN13 : 0691191549
Page Number : 328
A portrait of the fabled Parisian photographer, adventurer, and pioneer discusses his bohemian youth, larger-than-life studio, pioneering exploits as a balloonist, and photography sessions with such famed subjects as Victor Hugo, Gustave Courbet, and Alexandre Dumas. --Publisher.
ISBN10 : 9781101902608 , ISBN13 : 1101902604
Page Number : 256
Offers entries on 24 of the significant archetypes of horror and the supernatural, from the classical epics of Homer to the novels of Stephen King.
ISBN10 : 0313337829 , ISBN13 : 9780313337826
Page Number : 796
This revealing study considers the remarkable alliance between chemistry and art from the late eighteenth century to the period immediately following the Second World War. Synthetic Worlds offers fascinating new insights into the place of the material object and the significance of the natural, the
ISBN10 : 9781861895547 , ISBN13 : 1861895542
Page Number : 280
"In this absolutely powerful and innovative book, Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson illuminates the complex links between the Revolution of 1789, the different revolutions that took place in 19th-century Paris, and two aesthetic forms characteristic of the cultural discourses of modernity: panoramic jour
ISBN10 : 0520208870 , ISBN13 : 9780520208872
Page Number : 261