- Hardcover, 488 pages
- Publisher: Paulist Press (January 1, 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0809106612
- ISBN-13: 978-0809106615
- Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 2.1 x 14.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.6 pounds
Vatican Museums: 100 Works Not to Be Missed
Vatican Museums: 100 Works Not to Be Missed is an extraordinary illustrated art book that showcases the one hundred masterpieces that present the legacy of culture, history, and beauty that the Roman pontiffs have collected and guarded for centuries.
The Vatican Museums are a complex of diverse collections that are all exceptionally important, including Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek and Roman, paleo-Christian, and epigraphic, all the way up to paintings from various centuries and the great Renaissance of Raphael's "Rooms" and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.
The artworks have been selected by specialists: archaeologists, art historians, architects, historians, and anthropologists who have each chosen the works they consider universal and definitive in their field. With its fine, elegant quality, this is a volume that is meant to last and to be savored over the years.