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The Usborne book of art

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About this book

Art history and artists
The Usborne book of art

  • Contains hundreds of works of art from the world’s major collections, including the National Gallery in London.
  • Superb illustrations are combined with fascinating, informative text.
  • Includes a timeline, biographic details of major artists, and an extensive glossary of key terms.
  • Internet links to recommended websites including games and activities and hundreds more works of art.

This book contains the following Usborne titles: Introduction to art and Introduction to modern art.


Reader Reviews

My Review
I thought this book was amazing, full of great information for anyone interested on this topic.

Leonarda Do Vince, 2nd February 2013

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