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TTC Video - Kenneth R.Bartlett, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

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TTC Video - Kenneth R.Bartlett, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

TTC Video - Kenneth R.Bartlett, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre
eLearning - DVDRip | English | Run time: ~12 x 30 min | 3.6 GB
video: DivX | 640x480 | 1092 Kbps | audio: 48 kHz | MP3 | 256 Kbps
Lecture, Art, Pictures, Painting, Museum Masterpieces,History, Luvre

Do you dream of exploring the masterpieces of the Louvre Museum in Paris? Whether you're planning your first visit to this world-class museum, returning for a second look, or simply playing the role of armchair art critic, you'll enjoy the pleasures that await you in this tour of France's greatest treasures.
In Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre, expert art critic and historian Richard Brettell takes you on an unforgettable journey through one of the world's greatest museums. This 12-lecture series begins with an overview of the Louvre's colorful history as royal palace, art academy, and national showcase. Then you'll explore some of the most beautiful and renowned examples from the museum's remarkable collection of European paintings from the late medieval period through the early 19th century, including masterworks by Raphael, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Watteau, Rubens and Vermeer.
Guided by Professor Brettell's expert commentary, you'll browse world-famous masterpieces and hidden gems as they come alive in luminous, full-color illustrations. What is the mystery behind Mona Lisa's smile? What does Jusepe Ribera's painting of the Clubfooted Boy seem to say about the proper subject of art? From the art novice to the expert, everyone will find something to enlighten and surprise.
A Fascinating Facade
Your journey begins with a tour of the Louvre itself. A famously massive structure, the Louvre can be intimidating to a first-time visitor—and even to those who have already walked its many halls and corridors.
Professor Brettell offers an overview of this complicated structure, highlighting the most popular galleries and departments. You'll also get a guided tour of the building's colorful past as it has grown and changed from a palace to an art academy to a public museum over the course of its 800-year history. Here's a sampling of the fascinating facts you'll learn:
With the aspiring traveler in mind, Professor Brettell provides practical tips designed to bring this spectacular showcase within reach—from the best times to visit the most popular galleries to commonsense strategies for avoiding "museum fatigue."
Every Picture Tells a Story…

professor : Kenneth R.Bartlett
production land: USA
Run time: ~12 x 30 min


TTC Video - Kenneth R.Bartlett, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

TTC Video - Kenneth R.Bartlett, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

TTC Video - Kenneth R.Bartlett, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

TTC Video - Kenneth R.Bartlett, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre