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Britain's paintings : the story of art through masterpieces in British collections

Author: Neil MacGregor; Alexander Sturgis; Christopher Wright; National Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Cassell Illustrated, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Britain has an extensive collection of international art, from Hockney to Titian. Arranged by theme as opposed to chronology, this book catalogues paintings in galleries, museums, houses and palaces in Britain. There is a chronology of artists with biographical notes.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil MacGregor; Alexander Sturgis; Christopher Wright; National Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 1844030474 9781844030477
OCLC Number: 51068540
Notes: At head of title: The Daily Telegraph.
Includes index.
Description: 199 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 32 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Love and war --
Work and play --
Gods and humanity --
Nature and time --
Pain and pleasure --
Chronology --
Galleries --
Index.
Responsibility: Neil MacGregor, in association with the National Gallery ; editor: Alexander Sturgis ; list of paintings in the chronology compiled by Christopher Wright.

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