AU - National Gallery of Art
AU - Metro, Judy
AU - Christen, Barbara S.
AU - Shea, Lisa
AU - Srrand, John
AU - Hand, John Oliver
TI - Highlights from the National Gallery of Art Washington
SN - 9780894683992
SN - 0894683993
SN - 9780894684012
SN - 9780894684029
SN - 9780894684036
SN - 9780894684043
KW - National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
KW - Art
KW - Katalog
KW - National Gallery of Art Washington, DC
KW - Catalogs
KW - Washington (D.C.)
PY - 2016
N2 - Includes index
N2 - A guide to more than 400 of the Gallery?s masterworks, with lavish reproductions and insightful commentaries.0The National Gallery of Art is home to the nation?s art collection and a preeminent showcase for the development of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. This completely new handbook is compact and easy-to-handle and includes works selected by the Gallery?s curatorial staff from some 145,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, decorative arts, and new media that make up the present collection. Various mediums appear side by side in chronological groupings, a schema that emphasizes the diversity and wealth of the Gallery?s holdings and provides readers with a well-rounded picture of the Western world?s artistic production over time. Periods from the Middle Ages to the 21st century are characterized in six section introductions, with beautiful design treatment and selection of details throughout. This handsome guidebook is available in English, French, Japanese, Chinese, and Spanish editions
UR - https://katalog.arthistoricum.net/id/dswarm-115-ODUzNzY4NTM2/
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