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A Concise History of Modern Painting by Herbert Read 1974

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A Concise History of Modern Painting by Herbert Read is a deep discussion of the development of modern art from Paul Cezanne in the 1890's through Cubism, Surrealism to Abstract Expressionism with all the other "isms" in between. There are 118 colour plates and 382 black and white prints of the works of the major modern artists. The book is 396 pages long including index. It is actually in a like-new condition without any markings or discolourations at all. The pages are crisp and in original condition. The soft covers have minute bumping on the top of spine and front. There is a blank price sticker on the bottom of the back cover.

It was compiled by Herbert Read and published by Oxford University Press in 1974. It is 8 1/4" by 5 3/4" in size.


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