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This ebook showcases, in complete colour, the works of 1 hundred painters who signify 8 centuries of the eu tradition—from Giotto within the 13th century to Hockney within the twenty-first. prepared alphabetically for simple reference, every one artist occupies a double-page unfold that includes a collection of photos, available textual content, and a biographical timeline. essential assortment for basic readers, paintings scholars, and practitioners alike.

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