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Treasures of the National Gallery, London By Neil MacGregor

Treasures of the National Gallery, London by Neil MacGregor

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Treasures of the National Gallery, London by Neil MacGregor

This Tiny Folio book highlights the works of The National Gallery, London, which has one of the most magnificent--and the most beloved--collections of paintings in the world. Founded in 1824, the National Gallery houses a rich and comprehensive range of European painting from the Middle Ages to the 1920s. Among the works represented in this colorful and compact survey of the Gallery's collection are masterpieces by Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas, and Paul Cezanne, as well as some lesser-known delights. Located on Trafalgar Square, in the heart of London, the original Wilkins Building has recently been extended by the handsome new Sainsbury Wing, which contains some of the world's greatest paintings.

About Neil MacGregor

Erika Langmuir was formerly Head of Education at the National Gallery under then gallery director, Neil MacGregor. She taught at the University of Sussex and was professor of art history at the Open University. She is the author of the National Gallery Companion Guide.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents from: Treasures of The National Gallery, London Foreword Introduction The Sainsbury Wing: Painting from 1260 to 1510 Giotto to Leonardo The West Wing: Painting from 1510 to 1600 Holbein to Veronese The North Wing: Painting from 1600 to 1700 Caravaggio to Velazquez and Rembrandt The East Wing: Painting from 1700 to 1900 Gainsborough to Picasso Index of Illustrations

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GOR001401797
Treasures of the National Gallery, London by Neil MacGregor
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
1996-09-19
288
0789204827
9780789204820
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