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The National Gallery Companion Guide By Erika Langmuir

The National Gallery Companion Guide by Erika Langmuir

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Summary

Presenting commentaries on over 200 of the National Gallery's finest works of art, this work enables you to trace the history of European painting from the thirteenth to the twentieth century, and to appreciate the talents of individual artists producing paintings for different locations and patrons, in a variety of artistic and cultural contexts.

The National Gallery Companion Guide Summary

The National Gallery Companion Guide by Erika Langmuir

This beautifully illustrated and updated National Gallery Companion Guide introduces art lovers to one of the richest and most representative collections of Western European paintings in the world. Erika Langmuir offers enlightening commentary on more than 200 of the finest works----by painters including Piero della Francesca, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Velazquez, Ingres, and Degas----from the National Gallery's collection, along with masterpieces by less familiar artists. With this book, readers can trace the history of European painting from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries; develop an eye for style, technique, imagery, and genre; and learn to appreciate the talents of artists in a variety of artistic and cultural contexts. The book takes into account the latest scholarship from the National Gallery and includes discussions of the museum's newest high-profile acquisitions.

The National Gallery Companion Guide Reviews

"'Erika Langmuir has the rare knack of coming at pictures both with spontaneous eyes and with great erudition lightly worn.' Neil MacGregor, Director, The British Museum"

About Erika Langmuir

Erika Langmuir was formerly head of education at the National Gallery, London. She is the author of Imagining Childhood and several titles from the best-selling National Gallery Pocket Guides series, and coauthor of the Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists, all published by Yale University Press.

Additional information

GOR010086704
9781857093995
B0092IW64O
The National Gallery Companion Guide by Erika Langmuir
Used - Very Good
Paperback
National Gallery Company Ltd
2007-06-01
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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