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This has made the national gallery one of the best art. Landscape paintings at the national gallery of art. The gallerys collection includes some 141,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, decorative arts, and new media tracing the development of western art from the middle ages to. Free backlist titles on american art available for pdf download. From byzantine altarpieces to pop art, learn all about paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, and other works in the collection. Book cover of american paintings of the eighteenth century. Download free backlist titles national gallery of art. All inperson public programs, events, and tours are canceled through july 1. We are closed as a precautionary measure to help contain the spread of coronavirus covid19. Art history and reference books national gallery of art. National gallery books books published by the national. Book cover of the art of paul gauguin the art of paul gauguin. The extraordinary collection of venetian drawings in the national gallery of art of washington is presented for the first time in this book. The national gallery of art, and its attached sculpture garden, is a national art museum in washington, d.
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