Studies in the florentine Churches

by Evelyn Sandberg-Vavala

Publisher: Leo S. Olschki in Firenze

Written in English
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StatementEvelyn Sandberg-Vavala . Pt.1, Pre-Renaissance period.
SeriesPocket library of "Studies" in art -- 24
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vavalà, Evelyn Sandberg. Studies in the Florentine churches. Florence, L.S. Olschki, (OCoLC) Churches and palaces in Florence have been the subject matter of book-length, often multi-volume studies over the centuries.

This book is a compendium of the main churches in Florence and has been written with two distinct audiences in mind: English-speaking students of Renaissance art, architecture, literature and history and the well-read traveller to Florence who wishes to place the works.

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