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    DescriptionFrom ancient Egyptian wallpaintings to contemporary Western canvases, this book is truly comprehensive in scope and beautiful to leaf through. Within its pages you will see displayed 1001 of the most memorable, haunting, powerful, important, controversial and visually arresting paintings that have ever been created. This newly updated and revised edition improves upon previous editions by featuring:- Larger images throughout- Unparalleled readability of text- Clean, elegant titlesEntertaining and informative text written by an international team of artists, curators, art critics and art collectors illuminates both the paintings and the people who painted them. An insightful review accompanies a beautiful reproduction of every painting - an enviable art collection to dip into whenever you please. The paintings are listed by artist and by title, making it easy to find a specific painting or trace the development of one painter's work. 1001 Paintings is a collector's must for the bookshelf.

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    1001 Paintings 2011
    You Must See Before You Die
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Stephen Farthing
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 164 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 60 mm
    Weight: 1,878 g
    ISBN 13: 9781844037049
    ISBN 10: 1844037045

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AFC
    Libri: ENGM3500
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25840
    BISAC V2.8: ART020000
    BIC subject category V2: ACB
    DC22: 759
    Libri: GEMA3000
    Thema V1.0: AGA, AFC
    Illustrations note
    Octopus Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Cassell Illustrated
    Publication date
    01 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Stephen Farthing is a painter and the Rootstein Hopkins Research Professor in Drawing at the University of the Arts, London. In 1990, he was elected Master of the Ruskin School of Drawing at the University of Oxford, and a Professional Fellow at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford. In 1998, he was elected member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London. He originally studied at St. Martin's School of Art, London, gaining an MA in painting from the Royal College of Art, London. He has been teaching fine arts since 1977 and his paintings are exhibited in galleries throughout the world.
    Table of contents
    Preface; Introduction; Title Index; Pre-1400; 1400s; 1500s; 1600s; 1700s; 1800s; 1900s; 2000s; Glossary; Artist Index; Contributors; Picture Credits; Acknowledgments.