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Long ago in Florence

Marion Downer

Long ago in Florence

the story of the della Robbia sculpture.

by Marion Downer

  • 315 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robbia, Luca della, 1400?-1482 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Robbia, Luca della, 1400?-1482.

  • About the Edition

    A brief biography of an Italian sculptor well-known for his statues of children and for inventing the method of sculpting glazed enamel over terra-cotta.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDrawings by Mamoru Funai.
    ContributionsFunai, Mamoru, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB623.R7 D6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5619007M
    LC Control Number68027707

    Florence's museums, palaces, and churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world. The most popular and important sites in Florence include the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce are veritable art galleries, and the library of San Lorenzo is a magnificent exhibition of Michelangelo's. Get this from a library! Long, long ago: a first book about the past. [Mike Berenstain] -- Travel back to the past with two children to see what happened a long time ago.

    You will find below a number of interesting books, including other novels by Dan Brown, books and guides about Florence, books about mystery and symbolism, and books by or about Dante Alighieri.. You can find both books and eBooks, including inexpensive and free editions.. Clicking on the link will take you to the website, where you can often find several formats of the same book. An excellent general background to the history and development of Florence is Christopher Hibbert's book Florence, The Biography of a City. published by the Folio Society in An important reason for visitng Florence is because it was the birthplace of the Renaissance and .

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