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Overlaying Western artwork from the traditional Greeks to the current day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is extra wide-ranging than any related reference paintings. It includes over 2,500 transparent and concise entries on types and activities, fabrics and strategies, and museums and galleries. it is usually biographical entries for artists, critics, creditors, purchasers, and buyers, with areas and entire dates of start and demise (in many situations correcting incorrect information that has stumbled on its approach into different sources). For this new version, entries were completely revised and up-to-date, and greater than fifty new entries were extra. Browsers and readers with an curiosity in a specific quarter will enjoy the categorised checklist of the entire entries within the ebook. Written in a fascinating demeanour with many entries enlivened through quotations from artists and critics, this dictionary is a excitement to browse, whereas its A-Z constitution and labeled record makes it excellent for fast reference. formerly entitled The Concise Oxford Dictionary of paintings and Artists, this significant new version is key for a person with an curiosity in art.

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