Masterpieces of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by Barbara Burn
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2006
Number of pages: 320
Housing one of the finest and most comprehensive collections in the world, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a living encyclopedia of art. Insightful text opens each section and provides historical and cultural background, while in-depth commentary accompanies each featured work.
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