Book Size: 5" x 9"

Pages: 256

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781566566186

Imprint: Interlink Books

Edition: 1

Illustrations: full-color throughout

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100 Best Paintings in London

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“An innovative guide… informative and laced with personal enthusiasm… this well-produced guide will be a welcome companion to those seeking out the city’s most treasured canvases.” – Publishers Weekly

About this book

The only book to provide a single volume introduction to the finest art in London.

100 Best Paintings in London is an essential guide to the cream of the great public collection of art in the capital. Each of the 100 chosen paintings is reproduced in full-color with a vivid description that provides both appreciation and analysis and includes fascinating details of why, how and where the picture was painted. A biographical chronology of the artist's life accompanies each entry together with a listing of works by contemporary painters. Geoffrey Smith's illuminating text makes you want to look afresh at favorite paintings and invites you to discover some that are not so familiar. From Duccio and van Eyck to Mark Rothko and Anselm Kiefer, 100 Best Paintings in London covers the complete spectrum of the treasures to be found in the city's unsurpassed galleries.

Everyone will have a view about the selection contained here - why hasn't your favorite painting been included? If you want to have your say visit the website at www.interlinkbooks.com/100bestlondon/haveyoursay.

Contains descriptions of works from: The Courtauld InstituteåÊåá Dulwich Picture GalleryåÊåá The Estorick CollectionåÊåá Kenwood HouseåÊåáåÊThe National GalleryåÊåá Sir John Soane's MuseumåÊåá Tate BritainåÊåá Tate ModernåÊåá The V & AåÊåá The Wallace Collection.

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About the author

Geoffrey Smith is a publisher. He studied art history at the Courtauld Institute in London and has been an enthusiastic gallery visitor for forty years. He now lives with his family in Gloucestershire, England.

Reviews

“An innovative guide… informative and laced with personal enthusiasm… this well-produced guide will be a welcome companion to those seeking out the city’s most treasured canvases.” – Publishers Weekly

Additional information

Author

Smith, Geoffrey

Edition

1

Inprint

Interlink Books

Pages

256

Type

PB

Illustrations

full-color throughout

Author Home

UK

Format

5"å x 9"å

Reviews

"An innovative guide… informative and laced with personal enthusiasm… this well-produced guide will be a welcome companion to those seeking out the city's most treasured canvases." – Publishers Weekly

MainReview

"An innovative guide… informative and laced with personal enthusiasm… this well-produced guide will be a welcome companion to those seeking out the city's most treasured canvases." – Publishers Weekly