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Piper, David

Overview
Works: 143 works in 549 publications in 5 languages and 10,382 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Terminology  Portraits  Guidebooks  Catalogs  Dictionaries  Art  Biography‡vDictionaries  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: N5300, 704.942
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Piper
 
Most widely held works by David Piper
The companion guide to London by David Piper( Book )

70 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the classic Companion Guides, this is devoted to the city of London. Each volume in the series aims to provide a travel companion in the person of the author, who knows intimately the places and people of which he or she writes
The Genius of British painting by David Piper( Book )

14 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Random House library of painting and sculpture( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated history of art by David Piper( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient art - Medieval and early Renaissance art - Art in the sixteenth century - Baroque - Eastern art - Art in the age of revolutions - Romanticism - Impressionism - Cubism - Impressionists - Art since 1915
The image of the poet : British poets and their portraits by David Piper( Book )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Illustrated dictionary of art & artists( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 3,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering all schools and periods of Western art
The treasures of Oxford by David Piper( Book )

12 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artists' London by David Piper( Book )

12 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London by David Piper( Book )

19 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 5 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking at art( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of seventeenth-century portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714 by National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kings & queens of England and Scotland by David Piper( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial by battle by David Piper( Book )

23 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and Dutch and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De oorlogservaringen van een Engelsman tijdens de rampzalige Britse terugtocht voor de Japanners op Malakka
Dürer, his art and life by Fedja Anzelewsky( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bespreking van enkele bekende schilderijen, tekeningen en aquarellen van de Duitse kunstenaar (1471-1528)
Rembrandt by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical sketch given 48 color plates traces Rembrandt's career
European portraits, 1600-1900, in the Art Institute of Chicago : [exhibition] July 8 - September 11, 1978 by Art Institute of Chicago( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Random House dictionary of art and artists( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting in England, 1500-1880 by David Piper( Book )

19 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joy of art by David Piper( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Joy of Art is a splendid picture gallery. Variations on Twelve Themes is a selective gallery of paintings that compares and contracts art from all ages and shows how differently painters have responded to the great continuing themes. The Language of Painting is and exploration of how artists use colour or light, viewpoint or perspective, pattern or movement to delight the eye and the mind. With diagrams and reconstructions that deepen the reader's understanding of these underlying factors. Materials and Methods of Painting is a comprehensive description of the nature and distinctive characteristics of every medium of painting. Looking at Painting is a detailed analysis of nearly 50 great masterpieces of world art
The Illustrated library of art : history, appreciation, and tradition( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The illustrated history of art
Alternative Names
David Piper britischer Kunsthistoriker, Museumsdirektor und Autor

David Piper Brits kunsthistoricus (1918-1990)

Piper, David 1918- Sir

Piper, David, Sir, 1918-

Piper, David Towrey 1918- Sir

Piper, David Towrey, Sir, 1918-

Piper, David Towry

Towry, Peter

Towry, Peter 1918-1990

Languages
English (246)

German (25)

Dutch (6)

Hungarian (3)

Czech (1)

Covers
The illustrated history of art