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The Resource Great paintings : the word's masterpieces explored and explained, Karen Hosack Janes

Great paintings : the word's masterpieces explored and explained, Karen Hosack Janes

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Great paintings : the word's masterpieces explored and explained
Title
Great paintings
Title remainder
the word's masterpieces explored and explained
Statement of responsibility
Karen Hosack Janes
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The world's greatest masterpieces explored and explained. Great Paintings takes you on your own personal gallery tour of over 60 of the world's best-loved paintings. From works by Botticelli and Raphael to Salvador Dali and Frida Kahlo, the book covers the paintings that have shaken the art world across centuries and across continents. The story behind each painting is told, unlocking hidden meanings and symbols and over 700 photographs bring the pictures to life helping you understand the key features, composition and techniques that have made these paintings stand out. Plus, biographies of the artists provide the background to each art work helping you paint your own picture of the historical and social context behind each masterpiece. Great Paintings is a beautiful guide to the paintings that have changed the world, both familiar and new. It really is like having a gallery of all the great paintings at your fingertips
Dewey number
759
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Chilvers, Ian
  • Zaczek, Ian
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  • Painting
  • Painters
Label
Great paintings : the word's masterpieces explored and explained, Karen Hosack Janes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The world's masterpieces explored and explained
  • Includes index
Control code
000047688371
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9781405363303
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.
Label
Great paintings : the word's masterpieces explored and explained, Karen Hosack Janes
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: The world's masterpieces explored and explained
  • Includes index
Control code
000047688371
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9781405363303
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.

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