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Dictionary of British art

Author: BINDMAN, DAVID
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Pub Date: 16/05/1988
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500202296
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Surveys the history of British art and discusses important artists, movements, and periods.
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Here, in a single, concise volume, is all that every art lover and student will ever want to know about the most popular and significant event in the history of painting. Some 300 entries cover not only the lives and careers of the main participants (painters, critics, patrons, dealers and collectors, as well as writers and musicians) but also techniques, prices and localities, and a wealth of information on the cultural, social and political background that helps to set Impressionism in context. Bernard Denvir's immensely useful book incorporates this new thinking and brings the story of Impressionism up to date. It also includes a chronology of events, a gazetteer of the major collections and a wealth of documentary illustrations and maps. 265 illus., 15 in color.

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