Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to book corners and edges. Previous owner has signed inside page.
This panoramic volume tells the story of French art, culture and life from the 1770s to the 1820s: the first French voyages of discovery to Australia, the stormy period of social change with the outbreak of the French Revolution, and the rise to power of the young Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine.
Featuring writing by world-renowned historians of Napoleonic art and design, this authoritative publication celebrates the vital contribution to the visual arts made by Napolean and the first Emperor of France. (book flap)