A Text-Book of the History of Painting
by John C. Van Dyke
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co 1904
Number of pages: 322
This textbook provides concise teachable history of painting for class-room use in schools and colleges. In treating of individual painters it has been thought best to give a short critical estimate of the man and his rank among the painters of his time rather than the detailed facts of his life.
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