The National Gallery: Masterpieces of Painting (Hardcover)

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An exceptional introduction to European paintings from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century through one of the greatest collections in the world.

This richly illustrated and beautifully designed book offers an ideal introduction to European painting from the 13th to the early 20th century. The National Gallery, London, houses one of the finest collections of Western European art in the world. Its extraordinary range includes exceptional paintings from medieval Europe through the early Renaissance and on to Post-Impressionism, including masterpieces by Leonardo, Hans Holbein, Titian, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Turner, Monet, and Van Gogh.

This volume showcases more than 250 of the Gallery’s most treasured pictures, providing an opportunity to make connections across this uniquely representative collection. Paintings are accompanied by numerous details, as well as brief and illuminating texts, providing an informative and visually rich survey of hundreds of years of European painting.

Published by National Gallery Company/Distributed by Yale University Press

About the Author

Gabriele Finaldi is the Director of the National Gallery, London.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781857096484
ISBN-10: 1857096487
Publisher: National Gallery London
Publication Date: January 21st, 2020
Pages: 392
Language: English