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If the Paintings Could Talk reveals the hidden histories of paintings in the National Gallery, London. With a treasury of fascinating facts, discoveries, and tales, this book describes the flight a work took down a mountainside and the portrait that appeared in a James Bond film, among many other entertaining events and stories. An engaging, accessible, and highly original gallery guide that cross-references entries throughout, the book provides a unique tour of this remarkable collection.

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Michael Wilson is former head of Exhibitions and Display at the National Gallery, London, and author of numerous books on 18th- and 19th-century French art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781857094251
Publisher:
National Gallery London
Subject:
History : General
Foreword by:
Marr, Andrew
Foreword:
Marr, Andrew
Author:
Wilson, Michael
Author:
Marr, Andrew
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
National gallery (great britain)
Subject:
Painting -- History.
Subject:
Art-Museums and Collections
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
National Gallery of London
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
168 color illus.
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 0.95 lb

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