100 Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

Author(s): John Leighton


The National Galleries of Scotland is widely regarded as one of the finest small galleries in the world. It's collection includes many of the greatest names in Western art, encompassing artists as diverse as Titian and Francis Bacon, and Canova and Pablo Picasso. This lavishly illustrated book contains more than two hundred of the National Galleries of Scotland's greatest and best-loved treasures, each accompanied by an informative text written by the Galleries' curators. Not only does this book provide a fascinating introduction to the national collection but it is also an accessible and informative introduction to the history of art.

Product Information

Sir John Leighton is Director-General of the National Galleries of Scotland. He was formerly Director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and Curator of nineteenth-century paintings at the National Gallery in London. He is the author of numerous publications and exhibition catalogues on nineteenth-century art.

General Fields

  • : 9781906270018
  • : National Galleries of Scotland
  • : National Galleries of Scotland
  • : 1.26552
  • : April 2015
  • : 280mm X 220mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Leighton
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 708.2911
  • : 240
  • : 150 colour illustrations