The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

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This is a guide to western art from Ancient Greece to the present day, based on "The Oxford Dictionary of Art". It covers painting, sculpture and the graphic arts with entries on artists, patrons and dealers, collectors and writers, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries. There are also many contemporary anecdotes and quotations, and the book maintains a careful balance between fact and appraisal.show more

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  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 30.48mm | 498.95g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 019282676X
  • 9780192826763

About Ian Chilvers

About the Editor Ian Chilvers is the co-author of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists. Denis Farr is Director of the Courtauld Institute Galleries, London. The late Harold Osborne was the editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art and The Oxford Dictionary of Decorative Arts.show more

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