Antique art history book, Painting, Encyclopaedia Britannica, color plates, gift for artist by Wantiquities
THis art history book entitled PAINTING was published in 1929 thru 1935 by Encyclopaedia Britannica.
(Yes, that's how they spelled it!) Garden City Publishing Company, NY.
The book appears to be a compilation of 284 pages of scholarly articles and analysis of:
art techniques, schools of painting, still life, landscaping, miniatures, murals,
flowers, portraits, oil painting, frescos, glass prints, aquatint, pencil drawings,
pastels, water-colors, tempera, restorations and fraud.
It has 15+ pages of color plates and 50 pages of half-tone plates. Large book, measures 8 x 12.
In excellent vintage condition, very little wear!
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