Originally published in 1993, a unique, large-format catalogue exhibits the finest paintings and sculptures in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's permanent collection in three hundred color illustrations. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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Intended for the general reader, this volume demonstrates the range of works in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, focusing on the incredible number of masterpieces there. The result is this amazingly wide-ranging compendium representing every civilization in every medium. The volume is divided into the commonly accepted chronological divisions of Western history, then into geographical areas like Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Within each section, excellently reproduced works are complemented by a full description and an assessment of its place in its culture. This sumptuous volume will likely provide hours of enjoyment to anyone even remotely interested in art.
- Martin Chasin, Adult Inst., Bridgeport, Ct.
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Book Description Bulfinch, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11082122509X
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Book Description Bulfinch, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M082122509X