The Nation's Mantelpiece: A History of the National Gallery

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Ever since its conception in 1824, the National Gallery has been part of British national life to an extent unmatched by any other great museum. The first history of the Gallery ever published, this unique account traces the development of an institution whose superlative collections often set the pace in art history, but whose dependence on parliamentary funding regularly implicated it in political debates surrounding education, social cohesion, and national heritage. The story of the Gallery's holdings offers an ...

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The Nation's Mantelpiece: A History of the National Gallery
2008, Pallas Athene Arts, London

ISBN-13: 9781843680208

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The Nation's Mantelpiece: A History of the National Gallery
2007, Pallas Athene (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781843680185

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