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Published to accompany the landmark opening of the V A s new Europe galleries, The Arts of Living explores the breadth, depth and beauty of the V A s seventeenth and eighteenth century collections Written by a team of experts, this book provides an overview of than two centuries of cultural development and artistic endeavour Masterpieces such as the Serilly Cabinet and Gian Lorenzo Bernini s terracotta for his funeral monument the Blessed Ludovica Albertoni are contextualized alongside discussions of Louis XIV s patronage and the seventeenth century Dutch interior Many works are shown for the first time, including Count Bruhl s Meissen fountain and actor David Garrick s tea service This is an excellent book following the magnificent refurbishing of Europe 1600 1815 section of the V A museum. Good condition great book thank you good book, easy to read