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This dictionary provides comprehensive information on the fine arts, with entries on paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, and the artists who have made them, throughout the world. It covers historical styles and movements in the arts, and contains entries on techniques, materials and terms, as well as on the major writers whose ideas have influenced the course of art and the work of artists. This revised and updated edition contains more than 2500 entries, over 200 entries having been added to those in the previous edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500202746
ISBN-10: 0500202745
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 19mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


UK Kirkus Review » Illustrated in black and white, and printed on good paper, like all the volumes in the 'World of Art' series. Although Western art predominates, the 2500-plus entries include artists and terms from other traditions. Thoroughly updated in 1994. A special effort seems to have been made to include artists that might have been overlooked earlier because of their sex or colour. Excellent value. (Kirkus UK)

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