Pardon our dust while we update this corner of the website.




Philadelphia Museum of Art: Handbook of the Collections

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Handbook of the Collections

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.

Spanish- and Japanese-language editions are also available.

360 pages
453 illus. (445 in color)
9 ½ x 5 ½ inches
1995
Paper ISBN: 0-87633-096-0
Cloth ISBN: 0-87633-098-7