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    100 Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

    £24.95
    This lavishly illustrated book contains over two hundred of the National Galleries of Scotland's greatest and best-loved treasures, each accompanied by an informative text written by the Galleries' curators.
    ISBN: 9781906270018
    AuthorJohn Leighton
    Pub Date24/06/2015
    BindingPaperback
    Pages240
    Availability: Available to Order

    The National Galleries of Scotland comprises threegalleries: the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Gallery ofModern Art and the Scottish National Gallery. Together these galleries houseone of the finest collections of art to be found anywhere in the world, rangingfrom the thirteenth century to the present day. Many of the greatest names inWestern art are represented by major works, from Titian, Rembrandt and Vermeerthrough to Picasso, Hockney and Warhol. This lavishly illustrated book containsone hundred of the National Galleries of Scotland's greatest and best-lovedtreasures. The selection made by the Director-General Sir John Leighton isintended to evoke the special character of the collection at the NationalGalleries with its distinctive interplay between Scottish and international artas well as the many conversations that it establishes between the art of thepast and the present.

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    The National Galleries of Scotland comprises threegalleries: the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Gallery ofModern Art and the Scottish National Gallery. Together these galleries houseone of the finest collections of art to be found anywhere in the world, rangingfrom the thirteenth century to the present day. Many of the greatest names inWestern art are represented by major works, from Titian, Rembrandt and Vermeerthrough to Picasso, Hockney and Warhol. This lavishly illustrated book containsone hundred of the National Galleries of Scotland's greatest and best-lovedtreasures. The selection made by the Director-General Sir John Leighton isintended to evoke the special character of the collection at the NationalGalleries with its distinctive interplay between Scottish and international artas well as the many conversations that it establishes between the art of thepast and the present.