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Metropolitan Museum of Art guide

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by The Museum, Distributed by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Catalogs,
  • Art -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementworks of art selected by Philippe de Montebello ; descriptive texts written by the curatorial staff of the museum ; edited by Kathleen Howard.
    ContributionsDe Montebello, Philippe., Howard, Kathleen, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN610 .A6743 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination448 p. :
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22170165M
    ISBN 100870993488, 0870993461
    LC Control Number83013097

    Get this from a library! The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. [Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- This completely reconceived and rewritten guide to the Metropolitan Museum's encyclopaedic holdings - the first new edition of the guidebook in nearly thirty years - . More than a simple souvenir book, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide provides a comprehensive view of art history spanning five millennia and the entire globe, beginning with the ancient world and ending in contemporary times. It includes media as varied as painting, photography, costume, sculpture, decorative arts, musical instruments, arms.

    Buy The Metropolitan Museum of Art guide by Metropolitan Museum of Art, N y) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Museums wealth of treasures truly demonstrates humankinds protean nature, perseverance, craft, and genius. This guide indicates the breadth and depth of the Museums collections. Nearly nine hundred works of art, drawn from the eighteen curatorial departments, introduce the reader to the worlds that can be explored at the Metropolitan.

    Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Publisher: New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art [distributed by] Ediciones El Viso, Madrid, © One of the 21st century’s great wonders, the Metropolitan Museum of Art contains an incomparable collection of humanity’s greatest accomplishments — spanning 6, years and the entire globe.


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