“The Vatican: All the Paintings” is an especially apt title for this heavy volume. The book is precisely what it claims to be – a comprehensive guide to all the masterpieces by Old Masters (plus some) currently featured in the Vatican and papal collection – representing a grand total of 976 works of art! Complete with beautiful full-color images, annotations, essays, and biographical information about the artists, this book contains everything you could ever want to know about one of the most celebrated art collections in the world.

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