Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

1854-2004 / The Story of the National Gallery of Ireland [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 70.00  
Retail Value $ 100.00  
You Save $ 30.00  (30%)  
Item Number 272658  
Buy New $70.00
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for 1854-2004 / The Story of the National Gallery of Ireland by Peter Somerville-Large...

The National Gallery of Ireland was founded in 1854 and has since acquired an extraordinary collection of masterpieces by artists such as Caravaggio, Lanfranco, Poussin, Rubens, Uccello, Velzquez, and Vermeer, as well as British artists such as Gainsborough and Reynolds and the leading lights of Irish art, from James Barry to Jack Yeats. The Gallery has expanded steadily, benefiting from the royalties to the works of George Bernard Shaw and from numerous generous donations by figures such as Lane, Milltown, Beit, Mahon, and Chester Beatty.

The story of the Gallery, with all its tribulations and struggles, good and bad luck, good and bad judgement, all its personalities, is told for the first time. It displays the breadth and depth of the collection, but it also reveals much about the rebirth of a nation and changing attitudes to art over time.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   477
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.84" Width: 7.01" Height: 1.57"
Weight:   3.79 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jan 30, 2006
Publisher   University of Washington Press
ISBN  1904288081  
ISBN13  9781904288084  

Availability  0 units.

More About Peter Somerville-Large

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Peter Somerville-Large is the author of "Cappaghglass," shortlisted for the Ewart-Biggs Prize.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

Peter Somerville-Large currently resides in Kilkenny

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Regional > European
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Museums & Collections > General
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Museums & Collections > Museums > General
4Books > Subjects > History > Europe > Ireland > General

Reviews - What do customers think about 1854-2004 / The Story of the National Gallery of Ireland?

Be the first to write a review about 1854-2004 / The Story of the National Gallery of Ireland

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding 1854-2004 / The Story of the National Gallery of Ireland

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy