Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works

Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works : A Handbook Containing Two Thousand and Fifty Biographical Sketches (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works: A Handbook Containing Two Thousand and Fifty Biographical Sketches It is almost needless to say that in writing of what belongs to the present time it is impossible to avoid more or less inaccuracy. In some cases artists have not done themselves justice in what they have said of their works, while in other instances, doubt less, an undue enthusiasm has tinged the statements made. In printed authorities, too, upon current events, one is not able to insure correctness in the same degree as in writing of things in the past. A large proportion of the critical quotations we have trans lated for this purpose, and an immense number of catalogues of exhibitions and museums have been used in addition to the books named in the list of authorities consulted. In the critiques we have endeavored to give an average opinion. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 850 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 43mm | 1,116g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243080573
  • 9780243080571