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The Resource The Metropolitan Museum of Art : masterpiece paintings, Kathryn Calley Galitz ; foreword by Thomas P. Campbell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art : masterpiece paintings, Kathryn Calley Galitz ; foreword by Thomas P. Campbell

Label
The Metropolitan Museum of Art : masterpiece paintings
Title
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Title remainder
masterpiece paintings
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Calley Galitz ; foreword by Thomas P. Campbell
Title variation
Masterpiece paintings
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This monumental new book is the first to celebrate the greatest and most iconic paintings of one of the largest, most important, and most beloved museums in the world. This impressive volume's broad sweep of material, all from a single museum, makes it at once a universal history of painting and the ideal introduction to the iconic masterworks of this world-renowned institution. Lavish color illustrations and details of 500 masterpieces, created over 5,000 years in cultures across the globe, are presented chronologically from the dawn of civilization to the present. These works represent a grand tour of painting from ancient Egypt and classical antiquity and prized Byzantine and medieval altarpieces, to paintings from Asia, India, Africa, and the Americas and the greatest European and North American masters. This unprecedented book includes an introduction and illuminating texts about each artwork written by Kathryn Calley Galitz, whose experience as both a curator and educator at the Met makes her uniquely qualified. European and American artists include Duccio, El Greco, Raphael, Titian, Botticelli, Bronzino, Caravaggio, Turner, Velázquez, Goya, Rubens, Rembrandt, Brueghel, Vermeer, David, Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, Degas, Sargent, Homer, Matisse, Picasso, Pollock, and Warhol. For those wishing to experience the Met's unparalleled collection or to study masterpieces of painting from throughout history, this important volume is sure to become a classic cherished by art lovers around the world. -- Publisher's web site
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
708.147/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
N610
LC item number
.A6736x 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1962-
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  • Galitz, Kathryn Calley
  • Campbell, Thomas P.
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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • Painting
  • Painting
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Label
The Metropolitan Museum of Art : masterpiece paintings, Kathryn Calley Galitz ; foreword by Thomas P. Campbell
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223118784447
  • 31223118784439
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 538-539) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Before 1450 -- 1450-1750 -- 1750-1900 -- After 1900
Dimensions
35 cm
Extent
544 pages
Isbn
9780847846597
Lccn
2016938042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations, color portraits
System control number
  • 939994423
  • (OCoLC)939994423
Label
The Metropolitan Museum of Art : masterpiece paintings, Kathryn Calley Galitz ; foreword by Thomas P. Campbell
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223118784447
  • 31223118784439
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 538-539) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Before 1450 -- 1450-1750 -- 1750-1900 -- After 1900
Dimensions
35 cm
Extent
544 pages
Isbn
9780847846597
Lccn
2016938042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations, color portraits
System control number
  • 939994423
  • (OCoLC)939994423

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