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4 edition of art of the Prado. found in the catalog.

art of the Prado.

by Charles S. Ricketts

  • 28 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by L.C. Page & company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museo del Prado,
  • Painting -- Spain -- History,
  • Painting -- History,
  • Painters

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Art galleries of Europe
    The Physical Object
    Pagination398 p.
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23279047M
    LC Control Number07030412

    The Art of the Prado: A Survey of the Contents of the Gallery, Together with by Charles S. Ricketts. Publication date Topics Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate European old master paintings, Russian icons and American art constitute the primary focus of the collection in an intimate setting and with perennially free admission. The Timken Museum of Art makes gallery hopping fun and kid-friendly with the bilingual "Touring the Timken Museum of Art" children's coloring book and guidebook.

    The official Prado guide offers the opportunity to learn about one of the world's most important art galleries. Entries written by art historians in the different schools of art. More than , copies sold. 15 x 24,5 cm pp Russian Also available in Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Chinese and Japanese More than The art collections on display here are both amazing and--you guessed it--overwhelming! The Prado “has been described as a museum of painters not of paintings” (The Collection). Instead of collecting a broad spectrum of art, the 16th and 17th century Spanish monarchs collected as much art as possible by their favorite artists.

    The Prado Museum is the best gallery in the world and there are only masterpieces within its walls. We will start the tour outside the museum, knowing more about its monumental architecture. Then we will enter and we will go through the halls without hurry to discover the great masterpieces of the museum. The official Prado guide offers the opportunity to learn about one of the world's most important art galleries. Entries written by art historians in the different schools of art. More than , copies sold. 15 x 24,5 cm pp English Also available in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Russian, Chinese and Japanese More than full-colour pictures edition.


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