1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

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Stephen Farthing RA (born 16 September 1950 in London) is a prominent English painter.

From ancient Egyptian wallpaintings to contemporary Western canvases, this book is truly comprehensive in scope and beautiful to leaf through. Within its pages you will see displayed 1001 of the most memorable, haunting, powerful, important, controversial and visually arresting paintings that have ever been created.

This newly updated and revised edition improves upon previous editions by featuring:
- Larger images throughout
- Unparalleled readability of text
- Clean, elegant titles

Entertaining and informative text written by an international team of artists, curators, art critics and art collectors illuminates both the paintings and the people who painted them. An insightful review accompanies a beautiful reproduction of every painting - an enviable art collection to dip into whenever you please. The paintings are listed by artist and by title, making it easy to find a specific painting or trace the development of one painter's work. 1001 Paintings is a collector's must for the bookshelf.

Product Code 1033659
ISBN 9781844037049
author Stephen Farling
Format Paperback
GTIN 9781844037049
Pages 960
Published September 2011
publisher Cassell
Dimensions 20.5 cm X 16.5 cm
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  • 24 November 2014

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    Given this book last Christmas and it's taken me a year to read it. Brilliant Art Gallery of a book, with everything you need to know about the paintings and the artist , why and how they painted it. This book is in one word a MASTERPIECE.
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