149 Paintings You Really Should See in Europe—Russia, Poland, and the Czech Republic

Author(s): Julian Porter
Original Publish Date: Oct 22, 2013
Product Number: EB00770142
Released: Oct 03, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781459723924
Publisher: Dundurn
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This chapter from Julian Porter's essential companion to all the major European museums and galleries discusses some of the greatest paintings to be found in the museums and galleries of Russia, Poland, and the Czech Republic. His passion for art began with the seven years he spent as a student tour guide in Europe. In this segment he visits St. Petersburg, Krakow, and Prague and discusses works by masters such as da Vinci, Matisse, Dürer, and many more.

In the usually pretentious arena of art connoisseurs, Porter's voice stands out as fresh and original. He finds the best of the best, which he describes with entertaining irreverence, and spares you hours of sore feet and superfluous information.