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    1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die (Cassell Illustrated) (Paperback) Edited by Stephen Farthing

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    DescriptionEvery one of the 1001 paintings selected for this book by Professor of Fine Art and internationally acclaimed painter, Professor Stephen Farthing, is reproduced in colour. From Ancient Egyptian wall paintings to contemporary Western canvases, this book is truly comprehensive in scope and beautiful to look at. Within its pages are displayed 1001 of the most memorable, haunting, powerful, important, controversial and arresting paintings that have ever been created. Remarkably, more than 400 twentieth- and twenty-first-century paintings are reproduced in these pages, including newly discovered works from contemporary galleries. Entertaining 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. Organised chronologically, you will discover fascinating and surprising juxtapositions as well as pleasing similarities. Beautifully designed and presented, "1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die" is an essential visual guidebook to sensational paintings from around the world.


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    Title
    1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Stephen Farthing
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 54 mm
    Weight: 1,905 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844035632
    ISBN 10: 1844035638
    Classifications

    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
    DC22: 759
    Libri: GEMA3000
    Thema V1.0: AFC
    Illustrations note
    800
    Publisher
    Octopus Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Cassell Illustrated
    Publication date
    09 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London