The Pageant of Painting from the Byzantine to Picasso by Pierre D'espezel

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The Pageant of Painting is an introductory and delightful walk through the history of painting, emphasizing European works as the stage for this medium.

As amusing as it is informative, this book treats the subject with a critical eye; the authors singing high praises were merited and pulling no punches in their criticisms. 

The Pageant of Painting is an excellent addition to your vintage art collection or home library.


The book The Pageant of Painting is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. NY - Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 67-18982 - no date This book is printed in W. Germany so it is older than 1989, bound in the Netherlands.

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Book dimensions:8x6x1

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