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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This completely reconceived and rewritten guide to the Metropolitan Museum's encyclopaedic holdings - the first new edition of the guidebook in nearly thirty years - provides the ideal introduction to almost 600 essential masterpieces from one of the world's most popular and beloved museums. It features a compelling and accessible design, beautiful colour reproductions, and up-to-date descriptions written by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9781588394552 ) 1588394557 (the metropolitan museum of art (pb-flexi)) 9780300179491 (yale university press (pb-flexi)) 0300179499 (yale university press (pb-flexi)
OCLC Number: 836256531
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 408 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ancient World : Ancient Near Eastern Art --
Egyptian Art --
Greek and Roman Art --
Across Cultures : Asian Art --
Islamic Art --
Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas --
Arms and Armor --
Musical Instruments --
Europe : Medieval Art --
The Cloisters --
Drawings and prints --
European painting --
European sculpture and decorative arts --
Robert Lehman Collection --
United States : The American Wing --
Modern Era : The Costume Institute --
Modern and Contemporary Art --
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Responsibility: Introduction by Thomas P. Campbell.

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A guide to the Metropolitan Museum's encyclopaedic holdings that provides an introduction to almost 600 essential masterpieces from one of the world's most popular and beloved museums. It offers a  Read more...

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