Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

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.

Buy Masterpieces From The National Gallery book by Erika Langmuir from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781857093735
ISBN-10: 1857093739
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 185mm x 7mm)
Pages: 88
Imprint: National Gallery Company Ltd
Publisher: National Gallery Company Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Masterpieces From The National Gallery book by Erika Langmuir and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - 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.

Books By Author Erika Langmuir

National Gallery Companion Guide by Erika Langmuir

The National Gallery Companion Guide

Paperback, May 2016
$34.19
Closer Look by Erika Langmuir

A Closer Look

Paperback, November 2010
$14.39
Closer Look: Angels by Erika Langmuir

A Closer Look: Angels

Paperback, May 2010
$14.39
Closer Look: Allegory by Erika Langmuir

A Closer Look: Allegory

Paperback, May 2010
$14.39