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Published: 03 September 2009

720 Pages

5 1 /8 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199532940

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fourth Edition

Ian Chilvers

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 2,500 entries cover Western art from ancient Greece to the present day
  • Biographical entries for artists, critics, collectors, dealers, and patrons, complete with places and full dates of birth and death
  • Thorough coverage of styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries - the widest scope of any comparable reference work
  • Classified list of all the entries in the book - readers can easily look for entries related to a particular area, for example, 18th-century French artists
  • Entries are entertainingly written and enlivened by quotations from artists and critics