The Oxford Dictionary of Art

The Oxford Dictionary of Art

Book - 2004 | 3rd ed., new ed.
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Ideal for students, picture researchers, and enthusiasts of all kinds, this third edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Art reaffirms the unrivalled position held by this authoritative one-volume guide to the art of the western world. It provides a careful balance of fact and critical appraisalranging across painting, sculpture, drawing, and the applied arts from classical times to the present. Almost 3,500 entries provide the reader with instant information, written in succinct and readable prose, about styles, techniques, collections, artists, and historians. Includes a practicalreference section with a fully updated and expanded Chronology, and an Index of Galleries and Museums around the world. There is also a Classified Contents, enabling the reader to search for entries within a particular subject area or period.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition: 3rd ed., new ed.
ISBN: 9780198604761
Branch Call Number: 703.21 OXFORD
Characteristics: xlvi, 816 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Chilvers, Ian


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