Europe's Top 100 Masterpieces: Art for the Traveler (Rick Steves)
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Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces: Art for the Traveler (Rick Steves)


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Explore Europe’s top 100 works of art with America’s most trusted travel authority, Rick Steves.

Travel through time and discover Europe’s most iconic paintings, sculptures, and historic buildings. From Venus to Versailles, Apollo to David, and Mona Lisa to The Thinker, Rick and co-author Gene Openshaw will have you marveling, learning, and laughing, one masterpiece at a time.

Whether you’re traveling to Europe or just dreaming about it, this book both stokes your wanderlust and kindles a greater appreciation of art, with historical context and information on where to see it for yourself.

With Rick’s trusted insight and gorgeous, full-color photos throughout, Europe’s Top 100 Masterpieces celebrates nearly 20,000 years of unforgettable art.



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Packed with full-page color photos, this introduction to Europe’s top works of art is the perfect gift for art lovers and travelers.

Bayeux Tapestry

Bayeux Tapestry

Baroque

Baroque

Renoir

Renoir

Europe’s 100 Top Masterpieces introduces you to key moments in Western art history: Explore the art and architecture of ancient Greece, medieval marvels like the Bayeux Tapestry, and continue on through time to the groundbreaking works of Van Gogh and Picasso.

Organized by time period, the book’s lay-flat binding allows readers to enjoy its many color photos. Flip to the appendix for an index, timeline, location overview, and easy reference on where to find clips from Rick’s TV show on all featured art.

Gain insight into the style and influence of history’s most famous painters, from the masters of the Italian Renaissance to the French Impressionists. Planning to travel and want to see a famous piece of art in person? Check the caption for where the work is on display.

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