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Fascination and Affinity: The Louvre and the Forbidden City

The Louvre of France and the Forbidden City of China are both world-class museums that were transformed from former imperial palaces. Fascination and Affinity: The Louvre and the Forbidden City allows readers to have a full picture of the royal collections of the two museums, and shares with them stories about the people and events associated with the two imperial palaces.

This book also cites interesting examples of parallels in the evolution of the Louvre and the Forbidden City, as well as the development of their collections. With excellent text and pictures, it introduces the exchanges and friendship between these two culturally prosperous countries in past centuries, and their contributions to fostering the development of Oriental and Western art.

 

ISBN: 978-962-7213-84-0

Retail Price: HK$200