Philadelphia Museum of Art: Handbook of the Collections
453 illustrations (445 in color)
9 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Paper ISBN 0-87633-096-0
Cloth ISBN 0-87633-098-7
This comprehensive handbook of the Museum presents over 400 masterpieces from its encyclopedic collections, which include American art; Asian art; costume and textiles; European decorative arts (including arms and armor); European painting and sculpture; twentieth-century art; and the arts of Mexico and Africa. Each work is illustrated in full color and accompanied by a brief text written by a Museum curator. Introductory essays on the collections describe their formations, holdings, and distinguishing features. Bibliography. Index.
Spanish- and Japanese-Language editions are also available.