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The Penguin dictionary of art and artists

Author: Peter Murray; Linda Murray
Publisher: London, England ; New York : Penguin Books, 1997.
Series: Penguin reference books.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Fully revised for this seventh edition, The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists is one of the most comprehensive and detailed reference works available on the subject. It contains: entries on all the major artists of the last seven centuries; short, incisive biographies of over 1,200 artists, including many new entries on modern American artists; evaluations of the works of the greatest artists and their location;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murray, Peter, 1920-1992.
Penguin dictionary of art and artists.
London, England ; New York : Penguin Books, 1997
(OCoLC)645891768
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Murray; Linda Murray
ISBN: 0140513000 9780140513004
OCLC Number: 39069651
Notes: "New edition--revised and enlarged"--Cover.
Description: xvii, 579 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin reference books.
Other Titles: Dictionary of art and artists
Art and artists
Responsibility: Peter and Linda Murray.

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Fully revised for this seventh edition, The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists is one of the most comprehensive and detailed reference works available on the subject. It contains: entries on all the major artists of the last seven centuries; short, incisive biographies of over 1,200 artists, including many new entries on modern American artists; evaluations of the works of the greatest artists and their location; expositions of the best-known groups or schools of artists; descriptions of artistic techniques; and styles and definitions of artistic movements.

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