Sister Wendy's one thousand masterpieces

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DK Pub., Oct 4, 1999 - Art - 512 pages
Organized alphabetically by artist, the author's personal selections for the one thousand greatest paintings in Western art feature full-color reproductions of each work, detailed annotations, information on the artist's style and techniques, and the location where the masterpiece is on display. 35,000 first printing. Tour.

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User Review  - Kellswitch - LibraryThing

An excellent adn eclectic collection of art work with the always interesting and insightful critiques from Sister Wendy. I don't always agree with her opinions but her knowledge base and passion for ... Read full review

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User Review  - drruth - LibraryThing

Beautiful reproductions of significant artworks accompanied by Sister Wendy Beckett's thoughtful and often entertaining commentary. An excellent cross-section. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Sister Wendy Beckett is a consecrated virgin and hermit, living on the grounds of the Carmelite monastery at Quidenham, in Norfolk, England. A world-renown art expert, she is the author of more than a dozen books and has narrated several major art documentaries for the BBC.

Wright is a practicing painter with a studio in London. She studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art and has won several awards for her work.

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