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Masterpieces From The National Gallery Erika Langmuir

Masterpieces From The National Gallery By Erika Langmuir

Masterpieces From The National Gallery by Erika Langmuir


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Summary

Presents thirty-six masterpieces from the National Gallery's remarkable collection, introducing major artists through their most renowned works. This work discusses each of the featured paintings, which together outline the main innovations in art history.

Masterpieces From The National Gallery Summary

Masterpieces From The National Gallery by Erika Langmuir

This handsomely designed and illustrated book presents thirty-six masterpieces from the National Gallery's remarkable and unparalleled collection, introducing major artists through their most renowned works. Each of the featured paintings----which together outline the main innovations in art history----is discussed in fascinating detail. Among those included are Van Eyck's Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife, Piero della Francesca's The Baptism of Christ, Botticelli's Venus and Mars, Leonardo da Vinci's The Virgin of the Rocks, Durer's Saint Jerome, Michelangelo's The Entombment, Titian's Bacchus and Ariadne, Bronzino's An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, Caravaggio's The Supper at Emmaus, Rembrandt's Belshazzar's Feast, Poussin's A Bacchanalian Revel before a Term of Pan, Velazquez's 'The Rokeby Venus', Vermeer's A Young Woman Standing at a Virginal, Turner's The Fighting Temeraire, Ingres' Madame Moitessier, Monet's Bathers at La Grenouillere, Degas' Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando, Cezanne's Self Portrait, Seurat's Bathers at Asnieres, and Van Gogh's Sunflowers.

About Erika Langmuir

Erika Langmuir was head of education at the National Gallery from 1988 to 1995. She is co-author of the Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists and author of the National Gallery Companion Guide, several titles from the best-selling National Gallery Pocket Guides series, and the forthcoming Imagining Childhood: Themes in the Imagery of Childhood, all published by Yale University Press.

Additional information

GOR002282618
9781857093735
1857093739
Masterpieces From The National Gallery by Erika Langmuir
Used - Very Good
Paperback
National Gallery Company Ltd
2007-02-02
88
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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