50 Days of Holiday Gifts: The Coffee-Table Book

Day 29: Holy moly, that’s a lot of art

A follow-up to The Louvre: All the Paintings, published in 2011, just came out this month. The Vatican: All the Paintings (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2013) features every masterpiece at the site, 976 in all. It’s a great gift for someone who visited the Vatican and wanted to spend more time learning about the vast collection of Old Masters artworkespecially for this price. $75, Big Hat Books, 6510 Cornell Ave., 317-202-0203, bighatbooks.com.

Follow our 50 Days of Holiday Gifts Guide for daily ideas, most available in local shops.
Day 1: The Sweater 
Day 2: The Bar Essential 
Day 3: The Retro Antique 
Day 4: The DIY Option 
Day 5: The Steak Knife 
Day 6: The Scarf 
Day 7: The Beer Gear 
Day 8: The Colts Bling 
Day 9: The Butler Hat 
Day 10: The Humor Book
Day 11: The Handmade Soap
Day 12: The Spiritual Message
Day 13: The Hoodie
Day 14: The Vonnegut Memento
Day 15: The Boots
Day 16: The Gloves
Day 17: The Toy
Day 18: The T-Shirt
Day 19: The Chair
Day 20: The Wallet
Day 21: The Travel Essential
Day 22: The Beauty Power Tool
Day 23: The Portable Speaker

Day 24: The Wine Gadget
Day 25: The Lamp
Day 26: The Obligatory Moustache Design
Day 27: The Puffer Skirt
Day 28: The Weekender Bag
Complete list