Art: Big Book

Big Book With more painted yardage of canvas than any country in the world, the U.S. now possesses 123 of Cézanne's 1,155 oil paintings; 52 of El Greco's 115; 18 of Vermeer's 37; 83 of Gainsborough's 300; 34 of Velasquez' 92; 143 of Rembrandt's 988; 87 of Romney's 429; 106 of Van Dyck's 950.†

Much of this flabbergasting art treasure is superbly illustrated in The Enjoyment of Art in America (J. B. Lippincott; $10), a new book which will give even the most passionate art lovers one reason to quail: the book (792 pages, 740...

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