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Ancient art in the Virginia Museum.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Ancient art in the Virginia Museum.

by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Published in [Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Richmond
    • Subjects:
    • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.,
    • Art, Ancient -- Catalogs.,
    • Art -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN5335.R53 A52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p.
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5431707M
      LC Control Number73078574

      The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is owned and operated by the Virginia Historical Society—a private, non-profit organization. The historical society is the oldest cultural organization in Virginia, and one of the oldest and most distinguished history organizations in the nation. For use in its state history museum and its renowned research library, the historical. E xplore your favorite subjects from art, science, and history to technological innovations and space exploration, when you visit a Virginia museum. Learn about space, physics, and a variety of scientific topics in visual and hands-on displays. Take an educational trip through America’s war for independence and the experiences of the Civil through beautiful displays of creative.

      Enjoy unlimited free Huntington admission, access to world - class exhibitions, invitations to fun events and programs, family festivals, plant sale previews, valuable discounts, and much g: Ancient art. The collections at the Virginia Museum of Natural History continue to grow, in keeping with the mission and purposes of the Museum: "to interpret Virginia's natural heritage within a global context in ways that are relevant to all the citizens of the Commonwealth, to preserve elements of natural history, to serve as a permanent repository for specimens, especially those of Virginia.

        This pitcher is on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA. Sarah E. Bond A return of variety to the ancient world's skin tones paints a truer picture. The publications program at the Gallery plays a vital role in the museum’s mission to encourage appreciation and understanding of art. The Gallery’s exhibition catalogues, annual Bulletin, and monographic titles serve a wide variety of audiences, from casual museum-goers to scholars.


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Spanning more than five thousand years and representing a wide array of world cultures, this volume includes works from the ancient Mediterranean, Byzantine, ancient American, Asian, African, European painting, European sculpture and decorative arts, modern and contemporary art, late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century decorative arts, and American art collections.

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