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Encyclopedia of artists

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Art -- Encyclopedias,
  • Artists -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesArtists
    Statement[consulting editor, William Vaughan ; contributors, Christopher Ackroyd ... et al.].
    ContributionsVaughan, William, 1943-
    LC ClassificationsN31 .E53 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15501402M
    ISBN 100195215729
    LC Control Number00027167

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Beginning with Mesopotamian art (c BCE onwards), it includes the sculpture and frescos of Classical Antiquity, notably those of Greek art and Roman art. For the history of Asian art and culture, see Chinese Art Timeline (c, BCE - present). Encyclopedia of Artists. William Vaughn, editor. New York, NY: Oxford University Press (), Illus., hardcover, 96 pp.

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