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by Ian (Compiled by). Crofton

A Dictionary of Art Quotations download ebook
ISBN:
0415003229
ISBN13:
978-0415003223
Author:
Ian (Compiled by). Crofton
Publisher:
Routledge (1988)
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250 pages
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1278 kb
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1282 kb
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A Dictionary of Art Quotations book.

A Dictionary of Art Quotations book.

This dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in. .

This dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in this way. The dictionary includes the commonest quotations which were found in a collection of more than 200,000 citations assembled by combing books, magazines, and newspapers. Popularity and familiarity are the main criteria for inclusion, although no reader is likely to be familiar with all the quotations in this dictionary.

Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is.Written in an engaging manner with many entries enlivened by quotations from artists and critics, this dictionary is a pleasure to browse.

Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over 2,500 clear and concise entries on styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries. It also includes biographical entries for artists, critics, collectors, dealers, and patrons, with places and full dates of birth and death (in many instances correcting misinformation that has found its way into other sources).

The book begins with a preface explaining the term "quotation". The dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in the way they have been listed

A book of quotations, even as restricted in scope as Scientically Speaking is, can never be complete. All of the quotations included in Scientically Speaking were compiled with the hope that they will be found useful.

A book of quotations, even as restricted in scope as Scientically Speaking is, can never be complete. Many quotations worthy of entry have, no doubt, been omitted because we did not know of them. The authority for each quotation has been given with the fullest possible information that we could nd so as to help you pinpoint the quotation in its appropriate context or discover more quotations in the original source.

Previous Books Include Brewer's Dictionary Of Curious Titles; Brewer's Britain And Ireland (With John Ayto); Brewer's Cabinet Of Curiosities And A Dictionary Of Art Quotations.

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A series of short and lively articles accompanied by 100 illustrations, introduce a.with Donald Fraser) and A Dictionary of Art Quotations. Bibliographic information.

A series of short and lively articles accompanied by 100 illustrations, introduce a host of diverse topics, from Existentialism to Expressionism, from Consciousness to Constitutionalism, from Feminism to Free Trade, from Class to Cognitive Theory, from Reincarnation to Relativity - all explained simply and clearly. Incredibly quick - clear artworks and simple explanations that can be easily remembered.

by Ian Crofton (Author), Donald Fraser (Author). AbeBooks Books, art & collectibles. ACX Audiobook Publishing Made Easy. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This is a superb book listing many known as well as obscure quotations of, to, and about musicians. It is well indexed by both musicians and subjects.

Gathers quotations about individual artists, art movements, architecture, critical terms, and art history