More than 1000 paintings reproduced in color, many printed with gold. Every full-page colorplate has a detailed commentary, and many are accompanied by groups of related works.
Director Emeritus John Walker tells the story of the Gallery from its inception in the 1930s.
Foreword by J. Carter Brown who discusses the special role of the Gallery as a national institution.
1,120 illustrations, including 1,028 plates in full color. 696p.
96 plates in full color. 87 black and white illustrations. Accompanied a touring exhibition, at the MetMuseum from May 2-July 5, 1981 and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Canada.
Includes “Artists and Society” by Stephan Wartzoldt and “An Epoch of Longing: An Introduction to German Painting of the 19th Century” by Gert Schiff. Artist Biographies. Bibliography. 274p. Measures 10×11.75 inches.
Artists include Arnold Bocklin, Lovis Corinth, Peter von Cornelius, Caspar David Friedrich, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Adolph von Menzel, Max Liebermann, Hans Thoma, Philipp Veit, and others.