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Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne

Guide to the Collection

Founded in 1841 and located since October 2019 in a striking new building by celebrated Spanish-Italian architects Barozzi Veiga, the Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne (MCBA) is one of Switzerland’s major public art galleries. It is home to an impressive permanent collection spanning eight centuries of art history that comprises manifold works by Swiss and international artists. This compact guide introduces 212 works from all periods represented in the collection with image and a concise text about its history and reception. An essay on the museum’s development over 170 years as well as an index of artists round out the book.

248 pages | 229 color plates | 6 x 9 3/4

Art: European Art

History: General History

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