A guide to Western art from Ancient Greece to the present day, based on The Oxford Dictionary of Art . It covers painting, sculpture and the graphic arts with entries on artists, patrons and dealers, collectors and writers, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries.
About the Editor Ian Chilvers is the co-author of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists. Denis Farr is Director of the Courtauld Institute Galleries, London. The late Harold Osborne was the editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art and The Oxford Dictionary of Decorative Arts.