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British Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875

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This is the first comprehensive publication on English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish paintings and pastels by artists born before 1841 in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ranging in date from the late 16th through the third quarter of the 19th century, the 140 works included are by such major artists as Peake, Lely, Hogarth, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Lawrence, Turner, Constable, and Burne-Jones. While the collection is particularly rich in portraiture, it also contains genre paintings and landscapes. Each painting is reproduced in color and carries full cataloguing data as well as a generous selection of comparative illustrations, among them pendants, related paintings, and prints.

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Katharine Baetjer is a Curator in the Department of European Paintings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300155099
Author:
Baetjer, Katharine
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
Author:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Subject:
European
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Painting, british
Subject:
Metropolitan museum of art (new york, n.y.)
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
220 b/w + 145 color illus.
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
11.75 x 9.25 in 4.5 lb

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