The Praeger picture encyclopedia of art : a comprehensive survey of painting, sculpture, architecture and crafts, their methods, styles and technical terms, from the earliest times to the present day.
New York : F.A. Praeger
Art: its nature, forms and history -- The art of antiquity -- Medieval art -- Renaissance and mannerism -- Baroque and Rococo -- From Neo-Classicism to the impressionists -- Art in the Modern Age -- Art outside Europe -- Islamic art -- Indian art -- The arts of the Far East -- The ancient civilisations of America.
"Prepared ... with the assistance of James Cleugh [and others] under the supervision of Olive Cook and the editorial staff of Thames and Hudson, London ... Original German edition ... published by Georg Westermann Verlag, Brunswick, with contributions by Dr. Bert Bilzer ... Dr. Jürgen Eyssen ... and Dr. Otto Stelzer"--Title page verso.
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