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MILAN: TEN MASTERPIECES. Ed. by Massimo Zanella. Skira editore, Milan, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 80 pp. with 43 ills. (42 col.). 21 x 16 cm. ISBN 9788857224145 In English.
Publisher's description: A selection of twelve undisputed masterpieces, twelve symbols of the city, from the Renaissance to the contemporary age. The city of Milan encloses some of the most important masterpieces of Italian art. This special guide to the city, realized on the occasion of the 2015 Expo, offers an art historical tour focusing on twelve works not to be missed by visitors: Leonardo's Last Supper, Michelangelo's Rondanini Pieta, Raphael's Marriage of the Virgin, Piero della Francesca's Brera Madonna, Caravaggio's Basket of Fruit, the Portrait of a Lady attributed to Pollaiolo, Andrea Mantegna's Lamentation of Christ and Bramante's trompe l'oeil choir, but also Francesco Hayez's Kiss, Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo's Fourth Estate, Umberto Boccioni's Riot in the Galleria, and Lucio Fontana's Spatial Concept: Waiting.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — Several Periods — Painting
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 164120
Paperbound $10.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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