1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

By: Farthing, Stephen

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From Ancient Egyptian frescoes to the Renaissance masters, from French Impressionists to American Abstract Expressionists, this highly browsable guide embraces all cultures and every style of painting from 4,000 BC to the present. A visually arresting reference for art lovers and students, it provides a truly comprehensive worldwide gazeteer of paintings organized chronologically by date of completion. Each entry includes the history of the painting, information about the artist or artistic movement, the current location of the painting (all are on view to the public), as well as other details. The works are also indexed by artist and by title, making for easy cross-referencing. Included are popular paintings, key works that are the most breathtaking for their extraordinary power and beauty, paintings that were turning points in the history of art, and rediscovered masterpieces, making "1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die" an art museum in its own right.

Title: 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

Author Name: Farthing, Stephen

Categories: Art,

Publisher: Universe: March 2007

ISBN Number: 0789315246

ISBN Number 13: 9780789315243

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 411192