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The Oxford dictionary of art

The Oxford dictionary of art

Author: Ian Chilvers
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
"The Oxford Dictionary of Art is the unrivalled one-volume guide to the art of the Western world. It provides a careful balance of fact and critical appraisal, ranging across painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts from classical times to the present. Almost 3,500 entries provide the reader with readily accessible information, written in succinct and readable prose, about styles, techniques, collections, artists,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Encyclopedias (form)
Dictionnaire (Descripteur de forme)
Biography Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford dictionary of art.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Chilvers
ISBN: 0198604769 9780198604761
OCLC Number: 54079699
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xlvi, 816 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Preface --
Classified List of Entries --
The Oxford Dictionary of Art A-Z --
Chronology --
Index of Galleries and Museums.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Chilvers.
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'The Oxford Dictionary of Art' covers Western art from the ancient world to the present day, with entries on a wide range of people and subjects, including artists, critics, collectors, dealers,  Read more...


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