Learn About Art Masters on CD Duo

Suited for art history classes, two packages -- The Renaissance of Florence and Vincent Van Gogh: Harvest of the Sun -- provide in-depth looks at one of the major periods and artists in art history.

The Renaissance of Florence lets one take guided tours through the workshops and back alleys of Quattrocento, the Palace of Lorenzo de Midici and the world-renowned Uffizi Gallery. Students or teachers can also stroll through a virtual gallery of over 600 beautiful paintings, sculptures and architecture from Michelangelo, da Vinci, Raphael and other masters of the Florentine Renaissance.

Vincent Van Gogh: Harvest of the Sun offers an intimate portrait of this great painter, exploring the world of his dramatic life in Holland, Paris and Provence; a comprehensive art index of 200 of his paintings is included. Philips Media Software, Los Angeles, CA, (800) 883-3767. WM

This article originally appeared in the 01/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.