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The Art Book

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brThe ultimate visual compendium of Western painting. IThe ARTB /BBook/I spans the entire history of Western painting, from Prehistory to Post-Impressionism. With more than 450 color reproductions of the greatest paintings, frescoes, and mosaics, it covers every significant style and period. Beginning with prehistoric Europe, ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, it moves throu ...more
Hardcover, 976 pages
Published August 25th 2004 by ZAK BOOKS (first published 2004)
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Mar 09, 2009 Kathy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I loved this book. It is pocket size but a wealth of history of the beginnings of art. Many good quality prints. Some I have not seen before.
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Not really anything to read, and even though I labeled it a coffee-table book, it's tiny.
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Roberto Carvalho de Magalhães is a professor of Art History and Musicology at the International University of Art in Florence. He has published articles on painters of the late 19th century, and a book on Van Gogh.
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