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1000 Paintings of Genius

1000 Paintings of Genius

by Victoria Charles PhD., Joseph Manca PhD., Megan McShane PhD., Donald Wigal
     
 

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Spanning the history of art from the 13th century to the present, this book features 1000 paintings that are internationally recognised as works of genius and beloved cultural treasures. It is an artistic, cultural and educational resource as well as an essential tourist guide that will make readers want to visit the museums that house the various

Overview

Spanning the history of art from the 13th century to the present, this book features 1000 paintings that are internationally recognised as works of genius and beloved cultural treasures. It is an artistic, cultural and educational resource as well as an essential tourist guide that will make readers want to visit the museums that house the various masterpieces.These are the most admired and significant paintings from around the world and will surely delight both the general public and art specialists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844848300
Publisher:
Parkstone Press USA, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 2.10(d)

Meet the Author

Victoria Charles received her PhD in art history. She has published extensively on art history and is a regular contributor to journals and magazines. Her most recent publication is a monograph on Rembrandt.

Joseph Manca received his PhD from Columbia University. He is a professor and Chairman of the Art History Department at Rice University. A specialized on the Italian Renaissance, Joseph Manca has published numerous works on this period.

Megan McShane received her PhD from Emory University and specialises in European avant-garde art during First and Second World Wars.

Donald Wigal is a retired art, history and theology professor from the University of Dayton.  He specialises in modern and Western art. He was an indexer of the Academic American Encyclopedia.

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