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Published: 05 May 2005

224 Pages | numerous colour and halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780192801609

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Beauty and Art


First Edition

Elizabeth Prettejohn

Oxford History of Art

  • Beautifully illustrated throughout.
  • Addresses the long neglected question of what exactly we mean by 'beauty' in art.
  • Unique focus on the relationship between changing notions of beauty and specific works of art.
  • Explores works by a wide range of artists, from Kauffman to Whistler, Ingres to Rossetti, Cézanne to Jackson Pollock.

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