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    DescriptionFrom 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.

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    1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die
    Revised and Updated
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Stephen Farthing
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 61 mm
    Weight: 2,018 g
    ISBN 13: 9780789322319
    ISBN 10: 0789322315

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AFC, AC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000
    Libri: I-AT
    BIC subject category V2: AGZ
    BISAC V2.8: ART025000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15830
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    B&T Approval Code: A02120000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 750.11
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART020000
    DC22: 750.11
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 750.1/1
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    LC classification: ND1145 .A15 2011
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
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    Publication date
    06 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Stephen Farthing is a graduate of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art at Oxford and a professional fellow at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford. He was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1998 and executive director of the New York Academy of Art in 2000. He has been teaching fine art since 1977, and he is a painter.