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Dictionary of Art and Artists

Peter And Linda Murray

Published by Frederick A. Praeger, New York, 1965
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Lavender Path Antiques & Books (Harwinton, CT, U.S.A.)

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Large hardcover, 464 pages in very good condition, faint foxing on tittle page and last few pages, rest clean. 1198 illustrations, 52 plates in color, 1,389 entries. Offers a sweeping survey, in text and pictures, of the history of Western Art. The reader can roam through the illustrated section, examining movements or individual works, studying more than 1,100 reproductions which have been grouped together according to the great national schools and major movements. He can refer to the definitions of these movements, schools, and styles in some 400 concise and authoritatively written entries. Entries for nearly a thousand painters, sculptors, and engravers, containing the essential facts and dates of each artist's career, description of his work ect. Every artist is also represented with at least one illustration in the pictorial section. The major techniques of fresco, oil, tempera, and watercolor painting are demonstrated in over 50 color plates. No international shipping due to size and weight of this book.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004053

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Title: Dictionary of Art and Artists

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger, New York

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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