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National art collecting

National art collecting

a celebration of the National Art Collections Fund

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Published by National Art Collections Fund in association with Laurence King in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • National Art-Collections Fund (Great Britain),
    • Art patronage -- Great Britain.,
    • Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-191) and indexes.

      Statementresearched and compiled by Alyson Wilson.
      ContributionsWilson, Alyson., National Art-Collections Fund (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN5245 .N35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1174829M
      ISBN 101856690466
      LC Control Number94159280
      OCLC/WorldCa29520072

      Now, thanks to the wonders of digital technology, my older self, and yours, can view and download high-resolution photos of both paintings, and o more from the museum’s vast holdings, through NGA Images, “a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art.”. There you’ll find works by another obsessive Dutch self-portraitist, Rembrandt van Rijn.   When the National Gallery of Canada began collecting photography in , it was rarely seen as fine art. Viewed primarily as a documentary and populist medium, photography has been slow to earn acceptance as a form of artistic expression.

        Charles I: King and Collector is a feast of great art. It brings together the jaw-dropping array of European masterpieces Charles I assembled before his untimely decapitation. Lessing Julius Rosenwald (Febru – J ) was an American businessman, a collector of rare books and art, a chess patron, and a philanthropist.

        Excellent book with beautiful reproductions of Western Civilization's great works of art. It focuses primarily on paintings, particularly oil paintings which is a major part of the National Gallery's collection/5. Announcing the National Emergency Library, a temporary collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed. Learn more.


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