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Treasures of Sacred Art - Tuscan Journeys
Treasures of Sacred Art - Tuscan Journeys
Director: Nino Criscenti
Genres: Documentary
NR     2007     15hr 36min

This in-depth program focuses on the rich artistic history of Tuscany from its masterpieces of painting and sculpture to the region?s spectacular architecture. This 30-episode series journeys into churches, oratories, mona...  more »


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Director: Nino Criscenti
Genres: Documentary
Sub-Genres: Documentary
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 03/13/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 15hr 36min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 6
SwapaDVD Credits: 6
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Superb documentary series
hudson | New York, NY | 07/03/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This set is wonderful - a grand tour through the art of Tuscany in churches and museums that one would wish there were time to visit during a trip to Italy. No talking heads or pompous "experts". Just the art with an intelligent off-camera narration. And what art! Great for those who are planning a trip to Tuscany as well as those who can't get there in person."
Great focus on overlooked sites
Maria Aragon | Landover Hills, Maryland United States | 09/03/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This series of dvds does a very good job of interesting and introducing the viewer to artworks and their locations that they might not have considered visiting in person. It hits very few of the usual suspects, like the Uffizi, in favor of out of the way sites with underrated works of art. There is also a sincere focus on early Renaissance artwork and even medieval works of art."