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Famous works of art--and how they got that way, John B. Nici

Label
Famous works of art--and how they got that way
Title
Famous works of art--and how they got that way
Statement of responsibility
John B. Nici
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nici, John B
Dewey number
701/.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N72.5
LC item number
.N53 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Masterpiece, Artistic
  • Art and society
Label
Famous works of art--and how they got that way, John B. Nici
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • "The Burial of Count Orgaz" by El Greco : a touch of madness goes a long way
  • "Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer" by Rembrandt : fame available for a price
  • "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emanuel Leutze : or perhaps, "Washington Crossing the Rhine"
  • "Luncheon on the Grass" by Édouard Manet : success through scandal
  • "The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin : fame has its consequences
  • "The Starry Night" by Vincent van Gogh : lost in a starry night
  • "The Scream" by Edvard Munch : scream, indeed
  • "American Gothic" by Grant Wood : all-American gothic
  • "Migrant Mother" by Dorothea Lange : the power of the press
  • "Guernica" by Pablo Picasso : travels with "Guernica"
  • The Great Sphinx : beyond human understanding
  • "Campbell's Soup" by Andy Warhol : Mmm Mmm Good
  • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Maya Lin : The triumph of abstraction
  • The Tomb of Tutankhamun : politics, ethnic pride, hornets, a dead canary, and a curse
  • The Parthenon sculptures : Lord Elgin and how Greece lost its marbles
  • "Apollo Belvedere" : the rise and fall of the "Apollo Belvedere"
  • "Nike of Samothrace" : the victory of the staircase
  • "The Birth of Venus" by Botticelli : nothing is forever, not even neglect
  • "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci : you never know what a smile can do
  • "Sistine Madonna" by Raphael : the most perfect picture in the world
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First paperback trade edition.
Extent
xxxii, 281 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781538104958
Isbn Type
(paperback : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003293891
  • (OCoLC)on1003293891
Label
Famous works of art--and how they got that way, John B. Nici
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • "The Burial of Count Orgaz" by El Greco : a touch of madness goes a long way
  • "Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer" by Rembrandt : fame available for a price
  • "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emanuel Leutze : or perhaps, "Washington Crossing the Rhine"
  • "Luncheon on the Grass" by Édouard Manet : success through scandal
  • "The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin : fame has its consequences
  • "The Starry Night" by Vincent van Gogh : lost in a starry night
  • "The Scream" by Edvard Munch : scream, indeed
  • "American Gothic" by Grant Wood : all-American gothic
  • "Migrant Mother" by Dorothea Lange : the power of the press
  • "Guernica" by Pablo Picasso : travels with "Guernica"
  • The Great Sphinx : beyond human understanding
  • "Campbell's Soup" by Andy Warhol : Mmm Mmm Good
  • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Maya Lin : The triumph of abstraction
  • The Tomb of Tutankhamun : politics, ethnic pride, hornets, a dead canary, and a curse
  • The Parthenon sculptures : Lord Elgin and how Greece lost its marbles
  • "Apollo Belvedere" : the rise and fall of the "Apollo Belvedere"
  • "Nike of Samothrace" : the victory of the staircase
  • "The Birth of Venus" by Botticelli : nothing is forever, not even neglect
  • "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci : you never know what a smile can do
  • "Sistine Madonna" by Raphael : the most perfect picture in the world
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First paperback trade edition.
Extent
xxxii, 281 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781538104958
Isbn Type
(paperback : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003293891
  • (OCoLC)on1003293891

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