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If the Paintings Could Talk reveals the hidden histories of paintings in the National Gallery, London. With a treasury of fascinating facts, discoveries, and tales, this book describes the flight a work took down a mountainside and the portrait that appeared in a James Bond film, among many other entertaining events and stories. An engaging, accessible, and highly original gallery guide that cross-references entries throughout, the book provides a unique tour of this remarkable collection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857094251
ISBN-10: 1857094255
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 210mm x 15mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: National Gallery Company Ltd
Publisher: National Gallery Company Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Wilson

Michael Wilson is former head of Exhibitions and Display at the National Gallery, London, and author of numerous books on 18th- and 19th-century French art.

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