Great Paintings of the Western World

by Alison Gallup

Hardcover, 1997

Status

Available

Call number

759 Gal

Call number

759 Gal

Local notes

759 Gal

Barcode

4924

Collection

Publication

Beaux Arts Editions (1997), Edition: First Edition, 320 pages. Donated in 2010. $75.00.

Description

Expressions of humanity's most profound and mysterious feelings, great works of art speak across centuries, across continents, and across cultures. Great Paintings of the Western World is magnificently illustrated with 300 full-colour images of many of the world's greatest paintings, and offers an unparalleled opportunity to enrich your understanding and appreciation of the techniques, the styles, and the artistic genius that inform them. A guided tour that transports you from the prehistoric era to contemporary times. Great Paintings of the Western World brings the full panorama of Western art gloriously to life with entertaining and enlightening insights into the historical and social background of each period, and the artists who, throughout the ages, have captivated the human imagination with the mysterious power of their art.… (more)

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Physical description

320 p.; 13.1 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member Mapguy314
The pictures in this book are beautiful; most are full page.. Chapters on : Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, 19th Century, Impressionism & Post-Impressionism and the 20th Century.

Pages

320

Rating

½ (7 ratings; 4.6)
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