3791349201
The museum of mysteries : art's best kept secrets / Elea Baucheron, Diana Routex.
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Author: Baucheron, Éléa,
Author: Routex, Diane,
Publication year: 2014
Format: Book
Publisher: Munich : Prestel,
ISBN: 9783791349206 (hbk.) :
Description:
Who was the model for Vermeer's 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'? How were the Nazca Lines - the giant drawings scrawled across Peru's desert coast - created? Why is Botticelli's 'The Birth of Venus' an ingenious example of mathematic computation? Travelling across centuries and continents, this collection of 40 enigmatic artworks and artists examines secrets that have confounded experts and amateurs alike.
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176 pages : illustrations

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